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Memo: Aerial Silks and Insurance

20 November 2018

Attention All AGF Members: The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) would like to share insight regarding the utilization of Aerial Silks in your facility. Aerial Silks can be defined as an exercise or performance where an artist uses fabric to wrap, spiral, swing, fall, or suspend their bodies in and out of a variety of positions. Utilizing Aerial Silks can strengthen muscles, extend one’s...

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Team Excel Set to Compete at Elite Gym Massilia in Marseille, France

08 November 2018

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is pleased to announce that Team Excel for Women's Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) will be competing at Elite Gym Massilia in Marseille, France from November 11 to 19. Through AGF's Team Excel, High-Performance athletes are provided with funds for quality educational and practical experiences that help to assist them in attaining National Team status...

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12 Alberta Athletes to Compete at the 2018 FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Age Group Competition

31 October 2018

45 athletes will represent Canada at the 2018 World Age Group Competition in Trampoline Gymnastics from November 15 to 18 in St. Petersburg Russia. Over a quarter of them will be from our province. 12 Alberta athletes have made the team and will be accompanied by three Alberta coaches and one judge. This is an opportunity for Canada to showcase our junior teams and the next generation of Trampo...

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5 Alberta Athletes Make Team Canada for the 2018 World Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics

16 October 2018

Gymnastics Canada has announced the athletes, coaches, judges, and staff who will represent Canada at the FIG World Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics in St. Petersburg, Russia from November 4th to 11th. Five athletes from Alberta will be competing and accompanying them will be Trish Quinney from Pheonix Gymnastics as support coach for double mini-trampoline. Here’s who to watch for and the...

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Kelly Wills, Alberta Gymnastics Federation Coach is celebrated with an IG Wealth Management Community NCCP Coach Developer Award

16 October 2018

Calgary, AB (October 16, 2018) – Canada’s most deserving and influential Coach Developers have been honoured by the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) with a 2018 IG Wealth Management Community NCCP Coach Developer Award, including Alberta’s Kelly Wills for her work in the sport of Gymnastics.The award recognizes outstanding individuals who have gone above and beyond to inspire and develop Na...

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Alberta Athletes Bring Home Four Medals from Sr. Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru

10 September 2018

Team Canada trampoline gymnasts finished off the 2018 Sr. Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru this weekend, winning nine medals. Four of those medals, including two gold, one silver and one bronze are making their way back to Alberta. Congratulations to Mark Armstrong, Ryan Sheehan, Keegan Soehn, Callum Sundquist and all of Team Canada on such a successful competition! Competitio...

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Insurance Programs, the State of the Market and the Alberta Gymnastics Insurance Program

07 September 2018

With the recent changes made to the trampoline coverage, AGF and Toole Peet would like to provide some further information regarding the insurance marketplace and our current position.During the life cycle of an insurance program, all insured members experience rates/premiums and levels of protection not otherwise available in the marketplace. This is especially true when the program’s “loss ra...

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AGF New Hire: Bobby Kriangkum

04 September 2018

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) is pleased to announce the selection of Bobby Kriangkum as AGF’s new Manager, Membership Engagement & Gymnastics For All. Bobby possesses experience within the gymnastics community as both an athlete and club administrator. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a specialization in Organizational Management. All AGF members will benefit from h...

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Four Alberta Athletes to Represent Canada at the 2018 Senior Pan American Gymnastics Championships

14 August 2018

Four athletes, one coach and one judge from Alberta will represent Canada at the 2018 Senior Pan American Championships in Lima, Peru during the month of September. Trampoline Gymnastics  Keegan Soehn, Red Deer, AB – Thunder Country (Synchro with Trevor Stirling from Kelowna, BC) Double Mini Trampoline (DMT) Mark Armstrong, Red Deer, AB – Airdrie Edge Callum Sundquist, She...

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Kim Shore returns to AGF's Board of Directors with Safe Sport framework complete

07 August 2018

On behalf of the Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF), we would like to thank Kim Shore, AGF Safe Sport Liaison, for her hard work and dedication to building a Safe Sport framework that is ready to be executed on a permanent basis.  The level of membership engagement and the amount of materials created is commendable.  With her 3-month contract now complete, Kim will ret...

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