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...
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...
17 July 2012
Athletes from across Canada, Great Britain, Germany, France and Japan competed in this weekend’s 2012 Trampoline Gymnastics Canada Cup in Langley. Sebastien St. Germain of Montreal and Mariah Madigan of Toronto took advantage of the absence of Canada’s Olympic team members to win the men’s and women’s trampoline titles on the final day of competition Sunday at the Canada Cup.With Karen Co...
16 July 2012
LANGLEY, B.C. --Sebastien St-Germain of Montreal and Mariah Madigan of Toronto took advantage of the absence of Canada’s Olympic team members to win the men’s and women’s trampoline titles on the final day of competition Sunday at the Canada Cup.
With Karen Cockburn, Rosie MacLennan and Jason Burnett at home in Toronto putting the finishing touches on their preparation for the London Games, th...
11 July 2012
Good luck to all the Alberta clubs, athletes, coaches and judges who are attending the 2012 T & T Canada Cup this weekend in Langley BC.Click HERE for info and schedule.Click HERE for live web broadcast during the event.
06 July 2012
This note is to inform the members that Gymnastics Canada experienced some issues with the server hosting the GCG web site early June. Part of the GCG database had to be restored using a back up version. Through this process a lot of information posted on the web site during the month of May was not recuperated (documents, news, events /athletes information…), affecting the National office oper...
06 July 2012
Alberta Gymnastics Federation is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill one Board of Directors seat. If you have been involved in gymnastics whether through your child’s weekly training, a volunteer who devotes your own time to the sport, or a participant yourself. If you are someone who loves gymnastics and wants to make a difference, consider becoming a member of the AGF Board.We understa...
01 July 2012
Competing for Trinidad and Tobago was a major leap for St. Albert gymnast Marisa Dick.The 15-year-old was the first junior elite athlete to perform for the Caribbean country at the recent Pan...
30 June 2012
Fifteen gymnasts were nominated to the Canadian Olympic team on Friday on a sizzling hot summer afternoon outside the National Gallery in Ottawa.
“This will be my fourth consecutive Olympic Games, but it will be as exciting, as meaningful, as important as Sydney, Athens and Beijing,” said three-time Olympic medallist Karen Cockburn. “We will continue to work hard. We are training to ensure we...
29 June 2012
GATINEAU, Que. -- Canada’s top-five women gymnasts can start packing their bags for London after qualifying for the Games at a final Olympic selection meet on Thursday.
Three-time Canadian all around champion Kristina Vaculik of Whitby, Ont., topped the 11 finalists in the running for an Olympic berth with a total of 94.40 points.
Selection was based primarily on results from the 2012 Canadian...