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Team Alberta dazzles at the 2013 Western Canadian Championship

03 May 2013

What an awesome job Team Alberta performed the past few days at the 2013 Western Canadian Championships! There are simply too many medals won at the competition to name them all, on both Mag and Wag side! Congratulations! Here are the highlights: MAG:  Alberta Team – Open/Youth Team SILVER Graham Plomp – Open – Dynamyx  GOLD – All Around       &...

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Alberta’s top gymnasts set to compete in Winnipeg

01 May 2013

Winnipeg, Manitoba – Alberta will be sending a team of over 100 athletes, coaches, judges and mission staff to the 2013 Western Canadian Championships from May 2nd to 4th. They will join the participants from across Western Canada who will be competing at the Max Bell Centre located at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg.More than 280 athletes representing Manitoba, British Columbia, Alberta...

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AGF announces the raffle winner

30 April 2013

AGF would like to congratulate Tim Ford of Wainwright who won our $1000 travel voucher! The prize was drawn at the Artistic Provincial Championships on Sunday, April 21.Thank you very much for participating!

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Ellie Black wins two more gold medals at World Cup meet in Slovenia

29 April 2013

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia -- Ever since she burst on the international scene a year ago with double gold medals at her first World Cup meet, Halifax gymnast Ellie Black (Alta) has been on a roll.    Black, who played a key role in helping the Canadian women’s team notch a best-ever finish at the London Olympics last summer, won three of four events at a World Cup meet on the weekend, addin...

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Canadian gymnasts win gold and bronze at World Cup meet in Slovenia

29 April 2013

April 27 LUBLJANA, Slovenia -- Ellie Black of Halifax (Alta) won gold on women’s vault and Scott Morgan of Vancouver, (Flicka) took the bronze in the men’s floor exercise on Saturday at a 28-country World Cup gymnastics meet. Black, who burst on the international scene last year with double victories at her first World Cup meet and went on to play a key role with Canada’s Olympic team, score...

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Recreation Mentorship program continues to accept application

24 April 2013

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation supports and promotes coaching excellence in Alberta and recently launched its new Recreation Mentorship program. The Mentorship program is for two aspiring career-minded recreational coaches, supervisors and or coordinators to learn from experienced leaders in the Recreation community. This yearly program has been developed to provide a basis for higher qualit...

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GCG joins Sport Matters on advocating for the right condition for better health and podium success

23 April 2013

Ottawa, Ontario(April23,2013) – Close to 50 delegates from the sport, physical activity and recreation sector met with over 50 Members of Parliament and the Senate, Ministers and senior policy advisors to raise awareness on key policy issues targeted by the sector. “We want to create the winning conditions for all Canadians to become physically active to reach their full potential, and perhaps...

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The 2013 Artistic Provincials was a huge success

22 April 2013

The 2013 Artistic Provincial Championship has come to an amazing end this Sunday! What a great job our organizing committees, hosting clubs, their staff and volunteers did hosting this year’s event over the weekend! Thanks to all the athletes, coaches and judges for their dedications and hard work, and most importantly, a big Thank You to their families for their continued support to the sport....

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2013 Provincial Gymnastics Championships off to a fantastic start!

20 April 2013

For Immediate Release April 20, 2013EDMONTON, ALBERTA- More than 500 of Alberta’s top gymnasts have begun three days of competition at the Saville Community Sports Centre (U of A South Campus).  With the Friday session complete, the following athletes were named the All Around Winners for their age group: Women’s Provincial 2: Argo: Britt Richardson, Canmore Women’s Provincial 2:...

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Edmonton gymnasts possess lifelong commitment

19 April 2013

For Immediate Release April 19, 2013EDMONTON, ALBERTA – Within the more than 500 athletes, coaches, judges and volunteers from across Alberta gathering for the 2013 Artistic Provincial Gymnastics Championships this weekend at the Saville Community Sports Centre, (located on University of Alberta South Campus,) there are two athletes that possess a lifelong commitment to their sport.Eighteen ye...

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