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Soloski, Jurca lead Canadian medal haul at Future Cup in Belgium

November 23 MALMEDY, Belgium -- Canadian gymnasts racked up eight medals on Sunday led by Calgary’s Sydney Soloski who earned a trip to the podium in three of four event finals in the women’s junior competition. Soloski, first on Saturday in the all around, added another gold in the vault final and silver medals on uneven bars and floor to cap a breakout international performance. Teammate Sydn... more

Canadian gymnasts win gold and bronze at gymnastics meet in Belgium

November 22 MALMEDY, Belgium -- Sydney Soloski and Sydney Laird, both from the Calgary Gymnastics Centre, won the all around gold and bronze medals at the Future Cup junior gymnastics meet on Saturday. Soloski, ranked sixth in Canada at the 2014 Canadian junior championships, topped the field of 16 competitors with a score of 52.322 points. Andreea Ciurusniuc of Romania won the silver with 51.... more

Board Announcement - Director at Large

Subject: Board Announcement -Director at LargeIt is my pleasure to announce that Ingrid Meger has been appointed the Director at Large role on the AGF Board for the remaining 22 month term.Ingrid was a past T&T competitive athlete, coach and judge. Her career background is in accounting, auditing, and finance. Ingrid is a Chartered Accountant and has board experience in both the public and... more

Several Training Camps take place in the province in preparation for the upcoming season

Several Training Camps will take place in the province this weekend in preparation for the upcoming competition season, they are: T & TFor the first time, the Grande Prairie Gymniks will be hosting an AGF sanctioned training camp for T & T this weekend. Forty Tumblers (ranging from Level 1 to Senior) from five clubs will be heading to Grande Prairie this weekend for 2 days of a tumbling... more

Announcement

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is announcing that Dean Giesbrecht and Jim Roycroft have resigned from the AGF Board of Directors effective immediately.Dean was Chair of the Board for the past two terms, while Jim Roycroft held the title of Vice-Chair. Sherri Taylor has been elected the new Chair, with Katie Biberdorf assuming the Vice-Chair position.  The AGF Board will address th... more

AB WAG athletes travel to Europ for the Coupe Avenir and the Top Gym Competition

Four athletes from the Calgary Gymnastics Centre will head to Belgium after a five-day national training Camp in Montreal this week. The girls will represent Team Canada in both the Coupe Avenir competition on Nov 21-23 in Malmadey, and then the Top Gym Competition in Charleois, on Nov 28-30.  Two teams will go, a youth team which includes Goldie Harder (Calgary Gym Centre), Enya Pollet, (... more

Olsen, Woo win silver medals at Massilia gymnastics event

November 16 MARSEILLE, France -- Shallon Olsen of Coquitlam, B.C., and Rose-Kaying Woo of La Prairie, Que., each won a silver medal while teammate Megan Roberts of Toronto just missed out on a bronze on the final day of competition Sunday at the Massilia gymnastics event. Woo, the reigning Canadian junior champion, placed second in the uneven bars while Olsen was runner up on vault, as both 20... more

Canada fifth at Massilia Masters gymnastics competitio

November 15 MARSEILLE, France -- A young Canadian team ran into some stiff competition at the Master Massilia gymnastics event on Saturday, placing fifth in a field of 10 top international teams. Italy won the gold  with 162.067 points, followed by teams from Russia (161.900)  and Belgium (160.867). Canadian junior champion Rose-Kaying Woo of La Prairie, Que., Shallon Olsen of Coquitl... more

Canadian gymnasts win silver medal in team competition at Massilia Open in France

November 14 MARSEILLES, France -- Rose-Kaying Woo of La Prairie, Que., led Canada to the silver medal in the team competition and placed second in the individual all around event on Friday at the Massilia Open gymnastics event. Woo, the reigning Canadian junior champion, was runner-up in the all around with a score of 53.200 points. Giada Grisetti of Switzerland topped the field of 17 gymnasts... more

Methot, Milette win women’s synchro silver at world age group trampoline championships

November 14 DAYTONA Beach -- Sophiane Methot and Sarah Milette were the first Canadians to bounce onto the podium at the world age group trampoline championships, winning the silver medal Thursday on opening day. Methot and Milette, both from Montreal, won the silver medal in the 17-18 year-old women’s synchro event in a field of 20 teams. Aileen Roesler and Mona Weiler of Germany won the gold... more

T & T World Age Group Championships

Following last weeks World T & T Championships in Daytona Beach, Florida, the competition continues this week with the World Age Group Championships. Alberta has 3 athletes (Sydney Jeter - Airdrie Edge, Kalena Soehn - Thunder Country and Amanda Gocal - CGC), 1 coach (Jamie Atkin) and 2 judges (Craig Smith and Mary McPhalen) attending this event. Good Luck to everyone.Check out the following... more

MacLennan and Sendel team up to win synchro silver at world trampoline championships

November 9DAYTONA BEACH, Florida -- Sitting on the sidelines all week hoping for the effects of a recent concussion to clear up, Samantha Sendel of Aurora, Ont., was cleared for takeoff early Sunday to compete in the women’s synchro event with teammate Rosie MacLennan of Toronto on the final day of the 2014 world trampoline championships.It didn’t take long for Sendel and MacLennan, s... more

Rosie MacLennan wins silver medal at 2014 world trampoline and tumbling championships

November 8DAYTONA BEACH, Florida -- Cool and calm under pressure, Rosie MacLennan of Toronto won the silver medal at the 2014 world trampoline championships on Saturday, making the 2012 Olympic champion one of the sport’s most decorated competitors.MacLennan, who has been off the podium only once at the world championships since 2007, opted to attempt a riskier routine in the final rather... more

MacLennan and Smith advance to semifinals at world trampoline and tumbling championships

November 7DAYTONA BEACH, Florida -- Reigning Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto and teammate Samantha Smith, also of Toronto, both advanced to the semifinals in the women’s individual event on the first day of competition Friday at the world trampoline and tumbling championships.MacLennan, the defending world champion, was a little shaky in her compulsory routine but bounced... more

Broken ankle knocks Karen Cockburn out of world trampoline championships

November 6 DAYTONA BEACH, Florida -- A broken ankle has knocked three-time Olympic medal winner Karen Cockburn out of the 2014 world trampoline championships. Cockburn, who returned to competition in May after taking two years off following the 2012 Olympics, was gearing up for her first world championships since 2011, but fell while training on Wednesday and fractured her left ankle. “Karen wa... more

Olympic champion Rosie MacLennan leads strong women’s team to world trampoline championships

November 4OTTAWA -- Olympic trampoline champion Rosie MacLennan of Toronto heads up the strongest women’s team Canada has ever sent to the world championships set to go this year November 7-9 in Daytona Beach, Florida.Nine world titles, spread over the disciplines of individual trampoline, synchronised trampoline, double mini trampoline and tumbling, are up for grabs in Daytona. The 2014 worlds... more

2014 World T & T Championships Start This Week

The 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships start this week at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA. Alberta has 6 athletes, 4 coaches, 1 judge and the Chef de mission on the Canadian team this year. The event kicks off on Friday November 7, 2014 with the qualification rounds for Men’s and Women’s Trampoline, Men’s DMT and Women’s Tumbling. Good Luck to everyone! Please foll... more