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2013 Alberta T & T Provincial Championships this weekend

09 April 2013

The 2013 Alberta T & T Provincial Championships will be hosted at the Southland Leisure Center in Calgary this weekend. 204 athletes from 11 Alberta clubs and 2 clubs visiting from Manitoba and Saskatchewan begin competing Friday. Good luck to all the competitors.Click HERE for complete schedule.

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AGF announces new Recreation Mentorship program

09 April 2013

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation would like to support and promote coaching excellence in Alberta and is pleased to announce a 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 fo...

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Lexi Geisbrecht of Calgary claims her first national title on DMT against seniors at Elite Canada

07 April 2013

QUEBEC CITY -- Grounded for months after surgery to remove five screws and a metal plate from a previously broken leg, high-flying Jason Burnett of Toronto returned to competition with a bang on Sunday in the men’s trampoline final at Elite Canada.With less than a month of training under his belt following the December surgery, Burnett was shaky in the prelims on Saturday, but stormed back in t...

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Red Deer's Keegan Soehn top qualifier in men’s trampoline events at Elite Canada

07 April 2013

QUEBEC CITY -- Keegan Soehn of Red Deer, Alta., was the top qualifier in the men’s trampoline events on Saturday at Elite Canada, making the 20-year-old rising star the gold medal favourite in both the individual and double mini finals on Sunday. In individual trampoline, Soehn, Canada’s alternate in men’s trampoline at the 2012 Olympics, edged hometown favourite Charles Thibault of Quebec Ci...

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Alberta’s best T&T athletes are competing this weekend at Elite Canada

05 April 2013

QUEBEC CITY -- More than 100 of Canada’s top trampolinists and tumblers kick off three days of competition Friday at Elite Canada in the first major national competition of the year. With all three members of Canada’s 2012 Olympic trampoline team not competing at this year's event, including women’s gold medal winner Rosie MacLennan of Toronto who is out with a sprained ankle, the combined fi...

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Exelta Gym Club in Red Deer set to host a double competition this weekend

04 April 2013

Friday and Saturday will see 167 Provincial 1 – 3 athletes competing at the Southern Zone Championships.  This competition is the final sanctioned event for our P1 athletes.  For our P2 and P3 athletes, they will be vying for the top 12 placements in their age groups to allow them to move on to Provincial Championships later this month. Sunday will see our Trials to Westerns, wit...

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Gymnastics Canada (GCG) announces Peter Nicol as its new Chief Operating Officer

04 April 2013

Gymnastics Canada (GCG) is pleased to announce that Mr. Peter Nicol will be joining the GCG Senior Management Team as the Chief Operating Officer (COO).Peter Nicol is a versatile bilingual manager with extensive experience in sport leadership and administration at the National and International level.  Mr. Nicol has been involved with the Canadian Force (CF) Sports Program since 1988. ...

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2013 T & T Elite Canada this weekend

03 April 2013

Good luck to all the Alberta T & T clubs, athletes, coaches and judges travelling to Quebec City, Quebec this weekend for the 2013 Elite Canada competition. Results will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Calgary Acrobatic Gymnastics Competition

02 April 2013

This past weekend three provinces, seven clubs and 62 athletes competed to represent Canadian Acrobatic Gymnastics. The competition was hosted by the Calgary Acrobatic Gymnastics Corporation and was held here in Calgary at Gymtastics. Athletes from Alberta, Ontario and British Columbia demonstrated how quickly this sport is growing in Canada. Congratulations to all of the athletes that competed...

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Airdrie Edge gymnasts strike gold at the Third Alberta Cup on the weekend

27 March 2013

Sydney Jeter and Beatrice Prcic each won two gold medals at the Third Alberta Cup and Over the Edge Invitational Tumbling and Trampoline competition at the Airdrie Edge Gymnastics Club on the weekend.Jeter took gold in the national division in both the power tumbling and double-mini trampoline events and finished fifth in the provincial 3 category in trampoline.Prcic was first in the national o...

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