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National Gymnastics Week February 11-17 puts the focus on physical activity for all ages

11 February 2013

National Gymnastics Week February 11-17 aims to get the country moving with activities and events for people of all ages and abilities in communities from coast to coast.From bouncing five year olds starting out in their first recreational programs to elite athletes aiming to compete one day at the Olympics, National Gymnastics Week has something for everyone.“As a kid I loved going to the gym...

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AGF kicks off National Gymnastics Week

11 February 2013

Happy National Gymnastics Week!!! The celebration has just begun and there is so much to tell you about! On Sunday February 10th 9 clubs and 13 groups came together to demonstrate their s...

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More gold for Halifax gymnast Ellie Black at Elite Canada

10 February 2013

February 10 SHERWOOD PARK, Alta., -- Not content with an easy romp to the women’s senior all around title earlier in the competition, Halifax gymnast Ellie Black picked up right where she left...

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Saskatoon’s Anderson Loran dominates at Elite Canada gymnastics meet

09 February 2013

February 9SHERWOOD PARK, Alta., -- After winning the men’s senior all around title on Friday, gymnast Anderson Loran of Saskatoon capped an impressive performance at Elite Canada on Saturday,...

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Halifax gymnast Ellie Black wins women’s title at Elite Canada

08 February 2013

SHERWOOD PARK, Alta., -- In her first competition since the Olympic Games in August, gymnast Ellie Black of Halifax showed off new moves on uneven bars, beam and vault to easily win the women...

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Looking back on a banner year for Canadian gymnastics

07 February 2013

It’s hard to compete for attention in an Olympic year, but Canadian gymnasts in all disciplines had much to boast about in 2012 in addition to the remarkable performances of Rosie Maclennan and the women’s artistic gymnastics team at the London Games.Much of last year saw Canada’s top athletes in artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics battling hard to qualify for the Games.Along the way w...

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Elite Canada set up and ready for competition

06 February 2013

After a lengthy equipment setup that ran into the wee hours of the morning the competition venue is ready for the start of the 2013 Elite Canada Men and Women’s Artistic Gymnastics competition...

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Next generation gymnasts set sights on 2016 Olympics at Elite Canada in Sherwood Park

05 February 2013

For Immediate Release February 5, 2013 NEWS RELEASESHERWOOD PARK, ALBERTA - In the first major competition on home turf since the 2012 Olympics, Canada’s top gymnasts are set to begin the long road to the next Summer Games at the upcoming Elite Canada meet to be held in Sherwood Park February 8-10.The Alberta Gymnastics Federation, Capital City Gym Club and the Salto Gymnastics Club in co...

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T & T Alberta Cup # 1 this weekend

30 January 2013

The Airborne Trampoline Club in Okotoks will be hosting the First Alberta Cup (formerly First Trials) for the 2013 year. This competition will mark the first National Event in Alberta using the brand new competitive structure developed by GCG last year. Changes include differently named categories, different compulsories/skill requirements, different ways to move up levels and a new system on h...

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National Stream Cup results are in

28 January 2013

National Stream Cup was a success this past weekend, our big “Thank you” to all judges and volunteers; also, congratulations to all athletes who participated at the event. Please click the following for results:MEET_Women_S1_LPA_AAllMEET_Women_S1_LPE_AAllMEET_Women_S3_LNN_AAllMEET_Women_S3_LNO_AAllMEET_Women_S4_L5_A12 and UndMEET_Women_S4_L5_A13 and OveMEET_Women_S4_LHP_AAllMEET_Women_S5_LNN_AA...

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