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Whistler's Karin Jarratt honoured as 2013 Regional Provincial coach of the Year

Coaches ViaSport has announced that coach Karin Jarratt (Whistler Gymnastics) is the 2013 recipient of the Regional/Provincial Coach of the Year award. The award is one of two 2013 B.C. Coach of the Year Awards presented by Coaches ViaSport and supported by the Bob Bearpark Foundation.


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2014 GBC Business Congress

The 2014 Business Congress is taking place October 25-26 at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown (6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby, BC) Join us for this opportunity to learn, network and share ideas.


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September is Better Breakfast month

While important for everyone, its even more so for young athletes! Check out some ideas for a great breakfast to help your training.


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2014 World Age Group Competitions: Nine B.C. gymnasts on Team Canada

Nine Gymnastics BC athletes will represent Canada at the upcoming World Age Group Competitions in Daytona Beach from November 8 to 17.


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2015 BC Gymnaestrada May 30-31 at Cloverdale Fairgrounds

Surrey will be the host for the largest annual provincial recreational gymnastics event, the BC Gymnaestrada, in 2015. Co-hosted by Gymnastics BC and Splitz Gymnastics Centres, the May 30 to 31 event will host more than 400 recreational gymnasts from around the province.


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2015 Canada Winter Games Ticket Packages and Passes on Sale Now

Packages and passes to the largest multi-sport and cultural event in the nation are available now through Ticketmaster.


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JO Tuesday - What level will you be?

Athletes can be registered in one of the suggested equivalent JO levels or higher (below). For example, a CPP P2 athlete may register in JO Level 4, 5 or 6 according to her current ability level. If she was ready to move from CPP P2 to P3, she may consider registering one level higher, or in JO Level 7.


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GCG announces new Peter Nichol as new President/CEO

Gymnastics Canada Gymnastique (GCG) has announced that Mr. Peter Nicol has been selected by the GCG Board of Directors as the new President/CEO of GCG.


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World Suicide Prevention Day

Every year, over 800,000 people die from suicide; this roughly corresponds to one death every 40 seconds. And with high profile deaths such as Robin Williams and Rick Rypien to name just a couple, it seems to be in the news even more.


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Monkeying around to better writing

Have you ever wondered why your child simply cannot ignore the line dividers at the checkout? What is it about those bars that make it impossible not to swing and hang all over them?

Turns out, that PLAYing on these bars, is not only helping with the boredom of waiting, it is actually developing skills that help children write their names. These same skills also help develop balance, strong upper bodies and safe risk taking. (1)


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Team Canada announced for 2014 Artistic Worlds

Gymnastics BC athletes Zachary Clay (Twisters), Ken Ikeda (Twisters), Scott Morgan (Flicka) and Robert Watson (Twisters) along with coaches Richard Ikeda (Twisters) and Vali Stan (Flicka) have been selected by Gymnastics Canada for the 2014 World Championships.


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Got your library card??

How do you spend your time outside the gym? Playing the latest game on your phone or tablet? Texting or snap chatting with your friends? Posting selfies?

How about reading? Yes reading...


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2014 Senior Pan American Gymnastics Championships final results

BC was represented by two athletes at this past weekend’s 2014 Senior Pan American Gymnastics Championships at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.


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