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Canadian men win team bronze at Commonealth Games

July 29GLASGOW, Scotland -- Powered by the performances of Kevin Lytwyn of Stoney Creek, Ont., Zachary Clay of Chilliwack, B.C. and Scott Morgan of Vancouver, the Canadian men’s gymnastics team won the bronze medal on Tuesday at the Commonwealth Games.Other members of the team are Nathan Gafuik of Calgary, and Anderson Loran of Saskatoon.England’s powerhouse team ran away with the gold medal wi... more

Team Alberta hightlights at 2014 Canada Cup

Congratulations to the following athletes for their outstanding performances at 2014 Canada Cup:Alexandra Forest – Phoenix Gym Club, Gold, National TumblingKailyn Arndt – Ortona, Bronze, National TumblingStacey Cloran, Ortona, Gold, National Open TumblingSydney Jeter, Airdrie Edge, Bronze, Junior TumblingAlexandra Boucher, CGC, Bronze, National TrampolineAlexandra Potter and Kalena Soehn, Thund... more

Scott Morgan leads Canadian gymnastics team at Commonwealth Games

July 28GLASGOW, Scotland -- Vancouver’s Scott Morgan led the Canadian men’s team to third place on the first day of the artistic gymnastics competition Monday at the Commonwealth Games.After three of six events, England holds a huge lead with a score of 133.806 points, followed by Scotland in second 127.240 and the Canadians in third at 125.380.Teams competed in the floor exercise, rings and po... more

Keegan Soehn Wins Silver at Trampoline Canada Cup

Gymnastics Canada News releaseJuly 27, 2014NEWMARKET, ONT. — In the last national meet before qualifications begin for the 2015 Pan American Games next year in Toronto, Olympians Rosie MacLennan and Karen Cockburn resumed dominance in Canada, winning gold and silver on individual trampoline Sundayat the Canada Cup."I maintained the height and technique I wanted, even though yesterday... more

Patricia Bezzoubenko wins all around gold in rhythmic gymnastics at Commonwealth Games

July 25GLASGOW, Scotland -- Make that two gold medals and counting for rhythmic gymnast Patricia Bezzoubenko.A day after leading Canada to first place in the team event, Bezzoubenko came back in the individual all around on Friday to earn her second gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in a field of 16 finalists.Bezzoubenko, the gold medal favourite going into the Games, lived up to the high ex... more

Alberta Gymnasts at the Commonwealth Games

Good Luck to Nathan Gafuik, Kevin Lytwyn and coach Jason Woodnick (all from U of C Gymnastics) who are currently in Glasgow, England for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Artistic Gymnastics Competition begins on Monday July 28 with the team events and continues through the week with the AA competition and event finals.For the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games Main page click here - http://www.gla... more

T & T Canada Cup this weekend

Good luck to all the Alberta clubs and athletes competing at the 2014 T & T Canada Cup this weekend in Newmarket, Ontario. This will be an interesting and exciting event as athletes from 4 other countries (Great Britain, Russia, Japan and Germany) will be in attendance. more

Madison Copiak wins silver medal at Pan American Sports Festival

Madison Copiak wins silver medal at Pan American Sports Festival

July 20GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Madison Copiak of Calgary won a silver medal on the balance beam at the Pan American Sports Festival on the weekend, capping a strong overall performance over three days of competition.Copiak, who qualified for three of four event finals, fell just short of a second medal on the final day of competition Saturday to place fourth in the women’s floor exerci... more

FIG Press Clippings

FIG News Acrobatic Gymnastics World Age Group Competitions underway in Paris-Levallois FIG - July 02, 2014 Some 700 Acrobatic gymnasts arrived in Paris-Levallois (FRA) last weekend and had the opportunity to get accustomed to the Marcel-Cerdan Sports Palace - venue for the 8th FIG World Age Group Competitions (WAGC) - during podium training sessions on Monday and Tuesday.  ... more

MAG Western All Star Camp This Weekend

A four day training camp for Elite 3, Elite 4 and Novice athletes begins today at the Calgary Gymnastics Center. A total of 13 athletes from BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba were selected based on their performances at the 2014 Western Canadian Championships in Saskatoon this past April. Of the 13 athletes, 7 were from Alberta. Congratulations to Elijah Thompson (CGC), Antonio Fernandes (... more

Jackson Payne is back and raring to go

Jackson Payne is back and raring to go

Two years ago, 2011 Canadian all around champion Jackson Payne left the Canadian men’s gymnastics team and travelled to South Korea to do missionary work with the Mormon Church. At the time, Payne didn’t know when he would resume his gymnastics career, but there was never any doubt in his mind, that at some point, he wanted another chance to compete for Canada at the Olympics.Just over a year a... more

2014 Canadian Gymnaestrada A Huge Success

The 2014 Canadian Gymnaestrada was an amazing event, culminating on Canada Day with outdoor performances at Olympic Plaza and ending with the Gymnaestrada Gala. What a wonderful job the more than 1000 athletes did over this past weekend!  With more than 1,000 spectators filling the Jack Simpson Gymnasium for the opening ceremony on June 29th, cheering from the audience was something to be... more