Shirley Bakaway to be honoured as a Richmond Sport Hero

Gymnastics BC Life Member Shirley Bakaway is one of eight individuals from Richmond to be honoured for their contributions to sport. Sport BC will honour these dedicated sport leaders on Thursday, March 14, 2013 at the Community Sport Hero Awards presented by Teck.  Bakaway was selected for her 30+ years work in Richmond as a judge, volunteer and advocate.

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Ten B.C. athletes named to Canada's artistic gymnastics national teams

Veteran national team member, Ken Ikeda (Twisters), is among 10 B.C. gymnasts named to the artistic gymnastics national teams following the 2013 Elite Canada.

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Four B.C. gymnasts to represent Canada at Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival

Four B.C. gymnasts are among the athletes on the Canadian junior and senior men's artistic gymnastics teams for 2013 Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics Festival. They will compete against the U.S. in a dual meet on Friday, March 15 in Calgary.

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Medals for B.C. athletes at Elite Canada

Eleven B.C. athletes returned home from Elite Canada with 20 medals including seven gold. Headlining the medalists is Shallon Olsen (Omega) who defended her junior women's title and won a gold medal on vault and silver on floor exercise.

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Gymnastics BC Communications Audit complete

In September 2012, Gymnastics BC began a communications audit to evaluate our communications process to determine what is working well now, what needs improvement and what ideas exist for the future.

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Twenty-seven B.C. gymnasts ready to compete at 2013 Elite Canada

The 2013 Canadian artistic gymnastics season kicks into high gear this weekend in Alberta at the annual Elite Canada competition. Headlining the 27 athletes from B.C. are 2004 Olympian Ken Ikeda and senior national team members Scott Morgan, Robert Watson and Briannah Tsang. Competition begins on Friday, February 8 and wraps up on Sunday, February 10 at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park.

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