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Soehn, Smith break into top-eight at trampoline World Cup in Portugal

20 September 2012

LOULE, Portugal -- With Olympic gold medal winner Rosie MacLennan taking a break from competition, two of Canada’s up and coming young trampolinists raring to follow in her footsteps delivere...

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Attention All Gymnastics Professionals and Enthusiast, only 24 hours left to register Fall Congress!

19 September 2012

The Alberta Gymnastics Federation is offering, for the first time ever, a Fall Congress that caters to all gymnastics professionals; whether you’re a coach, a gymnast, judge or a club administrator, this three-day conference provides many inspiring courses and budget-friendly packages that will ENHANCE and ENERGIZE your gymnastics career.International and local EXPERTS will be presenting on coa...

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T & T Coaches and Judges Retreat this weekend!

12 September 2012

Over 30 T & T coaches and judges from all around Alberta will be attending the 2012-2013 Retreat in beautiful Canmore this weekend. This year the sole purpose of the retreat is to review and educate all Alberta clubs and coaches on all of the changes from GCG that are happening to the competitive T & T program. These include changes in levels, requirements, compulsories, qualifying to C...

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Notice of Meeting – 2012 Annual General Meeting

23 August 2012

To: All AGF Member Clubs From: AGF Office CC: AGF Board of Directors, Provincial Office Staff, AGF Lifetime Members, Semeschuk & Co.RE: Notice of Meeting – 2012 Annual General MeetingDate: Aug. 24th, 2012As per Alberta Gymnastics Federation (AGF) By-Law Article 6, subsection 6.4.1, notice is hereby given that the Business Meeting of the 2012 Annual General Meeting of th...

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Trampoline & Tumbling Canada’s Only Golden Sport

16 August 2012

"Citius, Altius, Fortius".....the Olympic Motto that means "Faster, Higher, Stronger" is embodied best in the sport of Trampoline & Tumbling. And now that Canada has an Olympic gold medal around the neck of our very own Rosie MacLennan, you can bet that young boys and girls across the country will be signing up at clubs to follow in her footsteps.Lexi Giesbrecht is one s...

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Heroes’ welcome for Olympians

13 August 2012

A mainly hard-luck group of Canadian Olympians were greeted like heroes upon their return to Calgary on Monday.Applause repeatedly swept through the Calgary International Airport with the appe...

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Rhythmic gymnastics team satisfied with Olympic debut in group competition

10 August 2012

LONDON -- Canada’s rhythmic gymnastics team bounced back after a shaky opening day on Thursday with a strong performance on the second day of qualification Friday in the group competition. It...

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Rosie MacLennan delivers the Olympic performance of a lifetime

07 August 2012

The number, the instant it flashed up on the North Greenwich Arena scoreboard, ignited audible gasps, then a deafening wall of sound. “My score?” repeated Rosie MacLennan a half-hour later, a...

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Brittany Rogers caps dream Games with 7th in vault final

06 August 2012

Brittany Rogers finished seventh on vault in the women's Olympic vault final on Sunday capping a wonderful first week that saw the 19-year-old Coquitlam gymnast and the rest of the Canadian women finish with a best-ever fifth in the Olympic team event. “I couldn’t have imagined a better Olympics for me,” said Rogers. “I didn’t get the gold medal but it was so much fun out there."Full stor...

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Canadian rhythmic gymnasts soak up Olympic experience

06 August 2012

LONDON -- As one of the wild card entries in rhythmic gymnastics at the Olympics Canada’s six-member team went to London unburdened by medal expectations in a field dominated by the European...

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