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Rosie MacLennan Wins Canada’s First Trampoline Gold

03 August 2012

They may not have stood together on the podium, but the victory belonged to both of Canada's trampolinists.Rosie MacLennan won Canada's first-ever Olympic gold medal in trampoline at the...

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Canada Makes Rough Rhythmic Debut

03 August 2012

Canada's first-ever rhythmic gymnastics group made their Olympic debut in the qualification round on Day 13.The squad is comprised of Rose Cossar, Alexandra Landry, Kelsey Titmarsh, Katrina Ca...

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Dominique Pegg caps Olympic “dream come true” with strong performance in all around final

01 August 2012

An incredible run for Canada’s women’s gymnastics team continued with Dominiique Pegg finishing 17th in Thursday’s individual all-around competition at the North Greenwich Arena. “I’ve been b...

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Canadian Gymnasts Make History

30 July 2012

Canada has never won a medal in the artistic team final, and that did not change Tuesday in London, but that does not mean nothing changed. The Canadians finished fifth out of eight teams, gi...

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Canada Makes the Team Final For First Time Ever

29 July 2012

One of Canada's strongest rivals, Germany, helped the Canucks make history Sunday.Germany fell in the fourth subdivision of the women's artistic gymnastics at the London 2012 Olympic Games - clearing the way for Canada to make the team final for the first time ever at a non-boycotted Olympic Games.Canada finished fifth in team at the boycotted Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.The first Canadian t...

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Canadian women’s gymnastics team on cloud nine after reaching Olympic finals in three events

29 July 2012

LONDON -- In less than two hours on Sunday, the Canadian women’s gymnastics team reached unprecedented heights, advancing not only to the team final for the first time ever in Olympic competition in a non-boycotted Games while qualifying two gymnasts in the vault final and another in the individual all around final. Competing in the third of five subdivisions in the qualification round, the Ca...

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Good Luck to Nathan Gafuik at the London 2012 Olympic Games

25 July 2012

Nathan Gafuik, a University of Calgary gymnast, will be competing July 28th in the Men’s Artistic Qualification competition, in London.  This competition may qualify him to compete in the All-Around competition and Event Finals.  Good luck Nathan!Also competing for Canada is the Women’s Artistic Team: Kristina Vaculik, Victoria Moors, Brittany Rogers, Dominique Pegg, and Ellie Bl...

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Addison’s disease makes Gafuik a fighter

23 July 2012

When Nathan Gafuik was diagnosed with Addison’s disease at 15, his athletic career had been in a bewildering downward spiral. Despite gruelling training as one of Canada’s top young gymnasts, he looked like an 11-year-old boy. He vomited during competitions, and came home to Calgary so exhausted he couldn’t get out of bed. To curb extreme salt cravings, he devoured pickles sprinkled with salt....

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Gafuik ready to go after podium training at Olympics

23 July 2012

In just two days Nathan Gafuik will be competing at his second Olympic Games, but under very different circumstances this time around compared to Beijing in 2008.Four years ago, Gafuik compete...

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AGF Board of Director Announcements

19 July 2012

It is with regret that the Alberta Gymnastics Federation is announcing the departure of Ken Bowen, AGF Board member since 2011, for personal reasons.During his term, Mr. Bowen has provided invaluable services to the Federation and his commitment to the Governance Committee should be commended.  His expertise, energy, and leadership were greatly appreciated by the Alberta gymnastics communi...

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