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The First Ever AGF Sport Acrobatics Camp starts today

During the holiday season the Altadore Gymnastics Club will be hosting the first ever Sport Acrobatics Camp under the AGF umbrella. Athletes and coaches from four Alberta Clubs will be participating in a one day coaching clinic and a two-day athlete camp. The guest clinician is Ivaylo Katsov, an Acro coach currently living in St. Louis, Missouri. Ivaylo is a past 4  time World Champion fro... more

Gymnastics Canada's Event Hosting Strategy Survey

Dear members and staff,As most of you know, GCG has initiated a review of its current national event hosting model. Part of the review is to collect feedback from its members and volunteers regarding the current model and what they would like to see changed.It would be greatly appreciated if you could take the time to complete this short survey (11 questions) by January 15th. The data will be p... more

Canada Winter Games Team Alberta named

Trials to the 2015 Canada Winter Games this past weekend are a huge success! Thanks to our hosting clubs, Capital City Gym Club, U of C Gymnastics Club and Exelta Gym Club for doing a wonderful job. Congratulations to the following athletes who were chosen to represent Team Alberta this year: WAGShaelyn Brown - CCGCAlyson Arcand - CCGCMeaghan Ruttan - CGCEmma Guthrie - ChampionsMackenzie P... more

Payne, Copiak wins medals at Toyota International

December 14 TOYOTA CITY, Japan -- Calgary’s Madison Copiak won her second medal in as many days on Sunday and Edmonton’s Jackson Payne reached his first podium at a major international meet since rejoining the Canadian men’s team this past summer after a two-year absence. Copiak, who won bronze on uneven bars on Saturday, followed up with a silver medal on the balance beam and w... more

Calgary gymnast Madison Copiak wins bronze medal at Toyota International

December 13TOYOTA CITY, Japan -- Calgary gymnast Madison Copiak was the top Canadian on Saturday on the first day of competition at the Toyota International, winning a bronze medal in the women’s uneven bars.Not surprisingly Japan’s powerful world championship team led the way, taking four of the five gold medals up for grabs at the apparatus-finals only event.Copiak earned 13.100 poi... more

WAG, MAG and T & T Canada Winter Games Trials this weekend

WAGWAG Trials to Canada Winter GamesCapital City Gym Club is hosting the Women's Gymnastics first trials to Canada Winter Games as well as the Elite Canada Screening this weekend. There are 35 athletes competing and 22 of them are screening, the trials will last for two days. Good luck to all athletes.MAGMAG Trials to Canada Winter GamesOn Saturday December 13, the U of C Gymnastics Club is hos... more

Ellie Black wins silver medal at Glasgow World Cup

December 6GLASGOW, Scotland -- Canada’s Ellie Black came up with one of her best competitions of the year on Saturday to win the silver medal in a hand picked field of eight finalists at a star studded World Cup gymnastics meet.World championship silver medallist Larisa Iordache swept all four events to win gold with a score of 59.232 points.Black, the two-time Canadian all around champion, pla... more

Ellie Black 7th all around at Stuttgart World Cup

November 29 STUTTGART, Germany - It was a bit of a topsy turvy day for Halifax gymnast Ellie Black but the 2012 Olympian held her own against some of the world’s top competitors and came away with seventh place all around finish on Saturday at the prestigious DTB World Cup. Black, who earned one of just eight spots in the women’s individual all around event for her strong showing at the recent... more