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Team BC bounces to bronze at Canada Winter Games

On the final night of gymnastics competition at the Canada Winter Games, Team BC won the team trampoline bronze medal.

The team, comprised of Emily Schmidt (Kamloops), Poppy Quinlan (Shasta), Kyle Carragher (Shasta) and Curtis Gerein (Okanagan), scored 68.400 for the bronze.


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Taking a stand against bullying

In many of my blog posts, I try to provide helpful information or how-tos. Today’s post is different. This post is a simple statement about a topic very important to me.

Bullying is unacceptable!


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Trampoline debuts at the 2015 Canada Winter Games

Curtis Gerein (Okanagan) entered the Canada Winter Games history books yesterday as the Games first trampoline athlete to compete. In front of a packed house Gerein and the rest of the athletes wowed the crowd with their high flying routines.

Joining Gerein on the inaugural Team BC was Kyle Carragher (Shasta), Emily Schmidt (Kamloops) and Poppy Quinlan (Shasta).


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Five CWG apparatus medals for Olsen and Mah

 

The artistic gymnastics competition wrapped up today at the 2015 Canada Winter Games with the apparatus finals. Nine B.C. gymnasts were in action with Shallon Olsen (Omega) and Aaron Mah (Phoenix) winning a combined five medals.


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Aaron Mah top B.C. all arounder at CWG

Ontario continued its winning ways as Justin Karstadt won the men's all around final at the Canada Winter Games on Wednesday. Félix Dolci and Matthew Halickman, both from Quebec, won the silver and bronze medals.

B.C.'s top gymnast was Aaron Mah (Phoenix) who finished fourth. Mah, at his second Canada Winter Games, placed first on floor and high bar as he scored 79.450.

 


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Olsen and Kaji finish top 7 at Canada Winter Games

Canada Games WAG AA winners

Reigning Canadian junior champion Rose-Kaying Woo of La Prairie, Que., won gold in the women’s all around final at the Canada Winter Games on Tuesday. B.C.'s Shallon Olsen (Omega) finish less than a point behind to win the silver. Megan Roberts of Toronto rounded out the Canada Games podium.

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Team BC wins second bronze at Canada Winter Games

Team BC with their bronze medals

Team B.C. won its second bronze medal on Monday at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George.

The men's team featuring Aaron Mah (Phoenix), Steven Chaplin (Twisters), Michael Sibley (Flicka), Camerson Stanley (Langley), Alexander Farquharson (Delta) and Darren Wong (Phoenix) scored 309.709 points to finish behind Ontario (325.240) and Quebec (323.642).

 

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B.C. opens Canada Games with bronze medal

Team BC with their bronze medals

B.C. won a bronze medal on the the opening day of competition at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

The women's team featuring Shallon Olsen (Omega), Clair Kaji (Flicka), Itzia San Roman (Phoenix), Seina Cho (Omega), Haley de Jong (Flicka) and Ilka Juk (Omega) scored 218.600 points to finish behind Quebec (227.150) and Ontario (223.550).


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Traffic is a bit like life

Vancouver traffic picture

Living in the lower mainland and choosing to drive means that traffic is unavoidable. A typical day can take me 45 to 90 minutes to get to or from work. There are many factors influencing how long I’m in my car, and most of them are out of my control.

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Gymnastics Canada staffing update

Gymnastics Canada (GCG) is pleased to announce that Brihana Mosienko and Dillon Richardson have joined the Technical staff team.

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Aaron Mah named Team BC's lantern carrier

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Aaron Mah (Vancouver Phoenix) will represent Team BC at the Canada Winter Games ceremony as the province's lantern carrier. Joining one representative from each province and territory, the lantern carriers will take part in the final leg of the torch relay.

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B.C. gymnasts win 19 medals at Elite Canada

Robert Watson competing on parallel bars at Elite Canada

B.C. athletes returned home this weekend from Elite Canada in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec with 19 medals including six gold. 

Robert Watson (Twisters) won the senior men's all around title edging edged Rene Cournoyer of Repentigny Quebec. In the apparatus finals he added a silver on the horizontal bar. 


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