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Gymnastics Canada announces the revised WAG High Performance list

GCG has announced the revised list of athletes who have been named to the High Performance list.  The list includes the athletes automatically selected after Elite Canada and those for whom a petition was submitted. Alberta’s representation has grown!Congratulations to the following athletes and their well deserving coaches:SENIOR Sydney Soloski (CGC) Madison Copiak (CGC) Sydney L... more

Team AB 4th place at 2015 Canada Winter Game

AGF wishes to congratulate all delegates who participated in the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, BC.  All our athletes have now finished competing, and it’s just a matter of Closing Ceremonies and a short flight home that will ultimately conclude the two week multisport games.  Artistic Men and Women competed in the first week, and saw performances yield better results than... more

Team Alberta Trampoline's Turn at the Canada Winter Games

Now that the Men's and Women's Gymnastics Competition has wrapped up in Prince George for the week one sports, it is now time for the Trampolinists. Mark Armstrong (Airdrie Edge), Brody Atkin (Airdrie Edge), Kalena Soehn (Thunder Country) and Caitlin Brown (Airdrie Edge) with coaches Karen Soehn and Jamie Atkin leave tomorrow for Week two of the Canada Winter Sports. Good Luck! more

Highlights from 2015 Canada Winter Games

Team AB WAG and MAG teams are finishing up their CWG experience today and headed home on Saturday, Feb. 21st.  Congratulations to all the athletes and coaches for their hard work, personal bests, and great accomplishments.  Now our sights are set towards the Trampoline athletes as they get set for departure for Week two of the Games.  Good luck to Kalena Soehn, Caitlin Brown, Bro... more

News Release - Team Alberta off to the Canada Games

February 12, 2015 - With much anticipation and the backing of coaches, managers, mission staff, parents and family, an excited Team Alberta, representing 51 Alberta communities, will depart Calgary today enroute to Prince George, BC, and the 2015 Canada Winter Games, February 13 - March 1, 2015. Read full story NR-Team AB departs for PG-Final more

2015 Canada Winter Games Welcome Trampoline

Welcome Trampoline to the Canada GamesFebruary 12, 2015In just two days, young athletes from all over Canada will converge in Prince George, British Columbia for the Canada Winter Games. Since 1967 The Canada Games have been showcasing Canada’s young sporting talent. For Gymnastics fans, this year marks the first time Trampoline will be included, allowing two males and two females from each pro... more

Meet the athletes – Alyson Arcand, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Female Artistic Gymnastics Alyson Arcand - Capital City Gymnastics Club Q: If you could be any animal, what would it be?A: finger monkey (actual animal - go google it if you don't believe me) Q... more

Meet the athletes – Kieran Fagan, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Artistic Gymnastics Kieran Fagan – Capital City Gym Club Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Wolf, cause I am a one man wolf pack Q: What is your worst subject at sch... more

Meet the athletes – Meaghan Ruttan, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Female Artistic Gymnastics Meaghan Ruttan -Calgary Gymnastics Centre 14yrs Q: If you could be any animal, what would it be?A: Honey badger Q: What Men’s event would you compete on if you could?... more

Tourism Calgary Announces Calgary to host 2015 Trampoline Canadian Championships

February 9, 2015MEDIA RELEASECalgary, Feb. 9, 2014 – Adding to a tremendous line up of elite sport competition throughout 2015 in Calgary, Gymnastics Canada has announced it will stage its 2015 Tumbling & Trampoline Canadian Championship at the Genesis Centre from July 24 to 27.Over 400 athletes ranging in age from 13 to 30 will compete in qualifying competition. For the higher levels of co... more

Meet the athletes – Noah Stretch, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Artistic Gymnastics Noah Stretch – U of C Gym Club Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Giraffe cause then I would be tall Q: What is your worst subject at school?A: E... more

Artistic Gymnastics World Championships - Montreal 2017 International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to visit Montreal for site inspection

February 6 MONTREAL – Three representatives from the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) will be in Montreal February 10-13 to carry out a site visit for the final approval of Canada 's bid to host the 2017 Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Montreal.Canada’s bid to host the championships was provisionally accepted by FIG in October with final acceptance of the bid conditiona... more

Meet the athletes – Shaelyn Brown, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Female Artistic Gymnastics Shaelyn Brown  – Capital City Gymnastics Club – 14 years old Q: What Men’s event would you compete on if you could: A: Rings (Current skill level: just hanging t... more

T & T Alberta Cup #1 this weekend

The first of three Alberta Cups for the T & T Community happens this weekend in Okotoks. The Airborne T & T Club is hosting the first Alberta Cup for the 2015 season at the Legacy Regional Field House. This event allows athletes to mobilize from one level to the next and to qualify to attend the Canadian National Championships.Good Luck to all the athletes. more

Meet the athletes – Kalena Soehn, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Female Trampoline Kalena Soehn – Thunder Country Trampoline Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Polar Bear because they are so big a fluffy! Q: What is your worst subject... more

Meet the athletes – Sean Mickelson, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Artistic Gymnastics Sean Mickelson – U of C Gym Club Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Kangaroo – so muscular Q: What is your worst subject at school?A: English Q:... more

Meet the athletes – Emma Guthrie, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Female Artistic Gymnastics Emma Guthrie – Champions Gym Club, EdmontonAge: just barely turned 12, youngest team member from WAG/MAG and Trampoline for Team Alberta! Q: What Men's event would yo... more

Board Recruitment Announcement

February 2, 2015The AGF Nominating Committee is requesting your help in soliciting a potential individual to fill a vacant position on the AGF Board of Directors ((the appointment will expire at the October 2015 AGF Annual General Meeting).  We have attached further information with regards to the time, commitment and responsibilities involved with the position of a Director.There are many... more

Alberta WAG Highlights from 2015 Elite Canada

Congratulations to all the WAG athletes who competed this past weekend in Trois Rivieres, QC at Elite Canada.  It is a very prestigious event and can often be quite stressful.  Our athletes all represented themselves, their clubs, and our province well.Full results can be found HERE.  But here are the highlights: Madison Copiak (CGC) was our highest scoring Senior, placing 4th... more

Meet the athletes – Teagan Marsden, 2015 Canada Winter Game Team AB for Gymnastics

Male Artistic Gymnastics Teagan Marsden– Capital City Gym Club Q: If you could be any animal what would it be and why?A: Birds cause they fly Q: What is your worst subject at school?A: English... more

Alberta MAG Highlights from 2015 Elite Canada

Congratulations to the following MAG athletes who won medals at the Elite Canada this past weekend: Teagan Marsden - 8th AA Damien Cachia - Bronze Medal on Floor, (Finalist) 8th on Pommel Horse, (Finalist) 8th on Rings, (Finalist) 5th on Vault Carter Shelton - (Finalist) 6th on Floor Jackson Payne - (Finalist) 5th on Pommel Kevin Lytwyn - Silver Medal on Rings, Gold on Parallel Bars, Gold... more