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Lexi Giesbrecht and Samantha Smith placed fourth in the women's synchronized trampoline at Arosa World Cup

Gymnastics Canada News ReleaseJune 28th, 2014AROSA, Switzerland— Led by 2008 Olympic medal winner Jason Burnett of Toronto, the Canadian trampoline team put in a strong showing but came up just short of the podium Saturday at a World Cup trampoline meet.Burnett successfully completed a quadruple front flip and pike half turn but faltered later in the routine, but had to settle for fi... more

Canadian trampolinists a strong presence at Arosa World Cup

Gymnastics Canada News Release June 28th, 2014 AROSA, Switzerland— Led by 2008 Olympic medal winner Jason Burnett of Toronto, the Canadian trampoline team put in a strong showing but came up just short of the podium Saturday at a World Cup trampoline meet. Burnett successfully completed a quadruple front flip and pike half turn but faltered later in the routine, but had to settle for... more

Canadian Gymnaestrada participants show the way to the world stage

Gymnastics Canada News ReleaseJune 28, 2014CALGARY, AB—The 2014 Canadian Gymnaestrada beginning on Sunday will give gymnasts from across the country the chance to showcase their skills in locations across Calgary. The groups are vying for a shot to represent Canada at the World Gymnaestrada next year in Helsinki, Finland. The event runs until July 1st, closing with a public perf... more

Jason Burnett and Samantha Smith qualify for finals at Trampoline World Cup

Gymnastics CanadaNews ReleaseJune 27, 2014 AROSA, Switzerland–Olympic medallist Jason Burnett was one of two Canadians to qualify for the finals at the 48th Trampoline World Cup in Arosa, Switzerlandon Friday. During preliminaries he placed fourth with a total score of 107,040 points. Burnett, of Toronto, ON, won the silver medal on individual trampoline at the Beijing 2008 Olympics and holds... more

Welcome to the 2014 Canadian Gymnaestrada

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate ReleaseJune 27, 2013 Welcome to the 2014 Canadian GymnaestradaOn behalf of the Alberta Gymnastics Federation, welcome to the 2014 Canadian Gymnaestrada. Thank you for joining us for this national gymnastics festival featuring more than 1,000 Gymnasts from across Canada spanning all ages and abilities performing this weekend from June 29 to July 1.The 2014 Canadia... more

Attention to all AGF members regarding the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation which takes effect on July 1, 2014

Canada's new anti-spam legislation will come into effect on July 1, 2014. The Alberta Gymnastics Federation would like to inform all members that we value our relationship with all of you and that we will protect your privacy and never sell or rent your contact information to any third party for any reason.In order for AGF to continue communicating and providing information about AGF and its se... more

Acro Trio off to World Age Group Championships

Jazmyn Kellogg, Claire Kotkas and Ashley VanSpankeren of Calgary Acrobatic Gymnastics are set to represent Canada at the World Age Group Championships in Levallois, France. Training begins on Monday June 30, with competition beginning July 2. Good Luck!For more information, please visist: http://levallois2014en.wordpress.com/ more

Three T&T Athletes to Swiss World Cup this weekend

Keegan Soehn (Thunder Country), Kyle Soehn (Thunder Country) and Lexi Geisbrecht (CGC) will be in Arosa, Switzerland this weekend competing at the 2014 Nissen World Cup. Good Luck! more

Gymnastics Canada nominates 13 athletes to the Glasgow 2014 Canadian Team

OTTAWA – Gymnastics Canada and Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) today confirmed the athletes and coaches to be named to Team Canada for the XXth Commonwealth Games in Glasgow Scotland this July. Anchoring the Canadian women’s artistic gymnastics squad are 2012 Olympic veterans Ellie Black and Victoria Moors, while two-time Olympian Nathan Gafuik leads the men’s squad.Black and Moors played key r... more

2014 T & T Western Canada Cup a huge success

Thank you to all who made such a difference pulling off a great event.  It takes many friendly faces, great minds and strong backs to bring an event like this together.  We are incredibly fortunate to have fantastic volunteers in Alberta.Alberta Team highlights are as follows. Team Alberta – GOLD ALL AROUND TEAM Team Alberta – SILVER DMT TEAM Team Alberta – GOLD TRAMPOLINE TEAM T... more

Update on 2014 Gymnastics Canada Gymnastique Annual General Meeting

Update on 2014 Gymnastics Canada Gymnastique Annual General Meeting

Over the past weekend a number of AGF members attended the 45th GCG Annual General Meeting, occurring on June 13-15 in Ottawa, Ontario.  Several meetings took place ranging from the Annual General Meeting to the Gymnastics for All Council.  The following members were newly elected to the GCG Board: Richard Crépin Jim Roycroft Barbara Bergeron Lynn Marie Smit Congratulations to... more

T & T Western Canada Cup this weekend

The 2014 T & T Western Canada Cup takes place this weekend from June 13th to15th at Genesis Centre in Calgary Alberta. This competition is for provincial level athletes only and can be attended not only by Provincial Teams but by individual clubs as well. Good luck, everyone! more

Gymfest photos are up!

Gymfest photos are up! Our fabulous photographer, Dave Holland did a fantastic job of capturing the spirit of the event. All the Gymfest photos are available now on our Flickr account: https://www.flickr.com/photos/albertagymnastics/collections/72157645061004566/Also, a quick reminder that Canadian Gymnaestrada is a few weeks away, start spreading the words! For detail regarding the event, plea... more

Team Alberta shines at the 2014 Canadian Championships

Congratulations to all athletes, coaches, judges, team managers and Chef de Mission who went to the 2014 Canadian Championships held in Ottawa this past week, what a great job you have done! Team Alberta’s three teams (WAG, MAG and T&T) performed exceptionally well this year.  Below are the highlights from this year’s competition:MAGNathan Gafuik (Senior, U of C) GOLD – Parallel Bars... more

MacLennan, Burnett win trampoline gold at Canadian gymnastics championships

May 31OTTAWA -- Olympic medal winners Rosie MacLennan and Jason Burnett, both of Toronto, soared to the women’s and men’s trampoline titles on the final day of competition Saturday at the Canadian Gymnastics Championships.On a day with dozens of medal winners in three different gymnastics disciplines, Canada’s trampoline stars stood out from crowd.MacLennan, the reigning women’s world and Olymp... more

Novice gymnasts in the spotlight at Canadian Championships

May 30Ana Padurariu of Oshawa, Ont., won three of four events en route to winning the all around gold medal in the women’s novice high performance finals on Friday at the Canadian  Gymnastics Championships. Padurariu, 12, was first on uneven bars, floor and beam and third on vault for a total score of 61.225 points in a field of 22 competitors.Jade Chrobok of Toronto was the runner-up wit... more