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Alberta Gymnastics Federation Annual Review 2014-2015

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Ellie Black soars to best-ever Canadian all-around result at 2015 artistic gymnastics world championships

GLASGOW, Scotland, October 29 -- Halifax gymnast Ellie Black just keeps on getting better. Black, who emerged from virtual obscurity to help Canada achieve a best-ever finish at the 2012 London Olympics, wrote the latest chapter in her storybook career with a best-ever Canadian result in the women’s all-around final Thursday at the 2015 artistic gymnastics world championships. Black eclipsed h... more

Canadian women shine at 2015 world artistic gymnastics championships, place sixth in team final

GLASGOW, Scotland, October 27 -- Not content with clinching an Olympic berth earlier in the competition, the Canadian women’s gymnastics squad came up with another clutch performance at the artistic gymnastics world championships on Tuesday to place sixth in the team final.As expected the United States, led by two-time all around world champion Simone Biles, stormed to the gold medal with a sco... more

Ellie Black leads Canada to 2016 Olympic berth in women’s gymnastics

GLASGOW, Scotland, October 24 -- A jubilant Canadian women’s gymnastics team, led by Ellie Black of Halifax,  clinched a berth at the 2016 Olympic Games on Saturday with a 7th place finish in the qualification round at the artistic gymnastics world championships.After placing fifth on the first day of qualification Friday, the Canadian squad had to wait for the remaining countries to compe... more

Canadian women off to a strong start at 2015 artistic gymnastics world championships

Olympic veterans Ellie Black of Halifax and Brittany Rogers of Calgary led Canada to a promising intermediate result of fifth place on the first day of qualifications Friday at the 2015 artistic gymnastics world championships in Glasgow, Scotland.The Canadian team finished the day with 222.780 points, over eight points higher than it scored to place 12th at the 2014 world championships. Russia... more

Announcement

October 20, 2015To: All AGF Member ClubsFrom: S. F. HayesCC: AGF Staff/AGF Board of DirectorsRE: Departure of Krista Morris It is with regrets that AGF announces the departure of Krista Morris, AGF Women’s Program Coordinator.  Krista has been with the Federation since 2010 and will be moving on to the next chapter of her life.  Her last day with AGF will be T... more

The 2015 AGM, Assembly Meetings and Awards Gala a huge Success!

The 2015 AGF Annual General Meeting, various program Assemblies and Awards Gala took place at the Westin Hotel in Calgary this past weekend. The entire event was thoroughly enjoyed by all attendees.The AGM kicked off with Friday night’s President and Director’s Forum, followed by a get-together where out-of-town members gathered with local clubs and AGF to socialize.The Annual General Meeting t... more

2015 AGF Annual General Meeting, Assemblies and Awards Gala kicks off this Friday

2015 AGF Annual General Meeting, Assemblies and Awards Gala kicks off this Friday

The Alberta Gymnastic Federation Annual General Meeting, various Assemblies and the Awards Gala will take place at the Westin Calgary from October 16-18, 2015.  This three-day-event will include the President and Director‘s Forum on Friday night following by a social; the Annual General Meeting followed by the Awards Gala on Saturday and will conclude with  the majority of Program Mee... more

Calgary Acro athletes won sIlver at the Acrobatic Gymnastics Pan American Championships

Calgary Acro athletes won sIlver at the Acrobatic Gymnastics Pan American Championships

Congratulations to Calgary Acro athletes Anastasia Sizov and Brenley Martin who won silver at the first ever Pan American championships in Puerto Rico! Both girls performed three routines and... more

Kevin Lytwyn (Calgary) and coach Jason Woodnick depart for 2015 Artistic World Championships

Team Canada members Kevin Lytwyn and coach Jason Woodnick from the U of C Gym Club departed for Basildon, England on October 11 where they will train until the 16th in preparation for the 2015 Artistic World Championships.  On the 17th they then travel to Glasgow, England, the site of the Championships.  Podium training begins on the 22nd and compete on the 26th. The Canadia... more

Calgary athletes attend first Acrobatic Gymnastics Pan American Championships in Caguas, Puerto Rico

Calgary athletes attend first Acrobatic Gymnastics Pan American Championships in Caguas, Puerto Rico

From October 6-12th Calgary Acrobatic Gymnastics Corporation athletes Anastasia Sizov (15) and Brenley Martin (11) will compete at the first ever Pan American Championships in Caguas, Puerto Rico. They will be competing in the FIG 11-16 Age Group 1 women's pair’s category. In total five countries are participating in this first ever event: Puerto Rico, Mexico, USA, Brazil and Canada. They will... more