07 November 2012
During a routine training session in October, Age Group National team member Brett Babcock (formerly of Kingston Aeros) was injured while training Double Mini Trampoline at the Phoenix Gymnastics Centre in Edmonton, AB. Brett suffered a spinal cord injury (C5 fracture) and had surgery several days later. He is undergoing physical and occupational therapy and has regained significant upper...
06 November 2012
Mariève Millaire has been an event manager for over 5 years with Volleyball Canada and has been involved with sport events for over 10 years. During her term with Volleyball Canada, she has provided strong leadership and developed excellent organizational and communication skills.
Mariève brings a broad range of knowledge and expertise to the position. With Volleyball Canada, she was involved w...
06 November 2012
OTTAWA -- Gymnastics Canada, the national governing body for the sport of gymnastics, has launched a new strategy designed to build on the success of the last four Olympics Games and to solidify its identity as one of three foundation sports fundamental for participation in all other sports.
All the Olympic disciplines of the sport -- artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics -- are oversee...
31 October 2012
(October 24, 2012) -- There is a new scam targeting Canadian not-for-profit organizations – in which they which they are contacted by purported donors claiming to want to make a large donation, according to Matt McGuire, National Leader of MNP’s Anti-Money Laundering practice.The fraudsters claim that in order for the donation to be processed, the charity must have an International Anti-Money L...
29 October 2012
OTTAWA -- Three Canadians have been re-elected to positions with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).
Elected Friday at the 2012 FIG Congress in Cancun, Mexico, were Slava Corn of Toronto as first vice-president on the Executive Committee, Stephan Duchesne of Montreal as second vice president of the Trampoline Technical Committee and George Stewart of Calgary as a member of the App...
22 October 2012
Kalena Soehn (Thunder Country) 13-14 Womens Trampoline - 8th, Womens DMT - 4th
Connor Richardson (Airborne) 17 + Mens DMT - Bronze, Mens Trampoline - 8th
Kirsten Brightman (CGC) 13-14 Womens DMT,
Lauren Mackay (CGC) 15-16 Womens DMT, 7th
Mark Armstrong (Airdrie) 17 + DMT, 5th
Caitlin Brown (Airdrie) 17+ DMT, 5th
Silver Arden Oh (CGC) 15-16 Womens Tumbling - 4thErin Templeton (CGC) 17 + Womens...
20 October 2012
SYDNEY, Australia -- Canada’s next generation of trampoline athletes has racked up 13 medals so far, including six gold, at the Indo Pacific Championships with a few more up for grabs Saturday on the final day of competition.
Rising star Keevin Madigan of Toronto relied on consistency through prelims and the final to win Canada’s only individual trampoline medal after three days of...
17 October 2012
Good luck at the 2012 Indo-Pacific ChampionshipsAlberta has 13 athletes, 3 coaches and 1 judge currently at the 2012 Indo-Pacific Championships in Sydney Australia. They have almost finished their training and are looking forward to the start of the competition today.Good luck to the athletes Connor Richardson, Lauren Mackay, Hannah Pederson, Tatum Sawa, Arden Oh, Erin Templeton, Kirstin...
16 October 2012
OTTAWA -- Olympic gold medal trampolinist Rosie MacLennan of Toronto has won the Female Athlete of the Year and longtime Gymnastics Canada board member Slava Corn of Toronto earned the Volunt...
12 October 2012
The AGF Annual General Meeting, Assemblies and Awards Gala is on as the Fall Congress finishes all its sessions on Saturday, Oct 13.Total of 27 clubs have registered for the weekend's assembly meeting, and hundreds of guests are joining us at our annual Awards Gala at the Deerfoot Inn and Casino Saturday evening.We are thrilled to announce Roland’s Coin Toss has been sponsored by ...