Tag Archives: Youth Olympic Games (page 2)

Tag Archives: Youth Olympic Games

Team Canada plays for Bronze at Youth Olympic Games

January 18, 2012

A loss in the semi-finals means Team Canada is playing for Bronze at the First Winter Youth Olympic Games.

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Youth Olympic Games curlers rebound on Day 2 in Innsbruck

January 15, 2012

Team Canada came out strong on Day 2 of the 2012 Youth Olympic Games curling competition.

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Winter Youth Olympic Games curling action underway in Innsbruck

January 14, 2012

The opening ceremonies of the first Winter Youth Olympic Games kicked off in Innsbruck, Austria, on Friday, January 13,  and Canada’s curlers were looking forward to finally hitting the ice on Saturday.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: The Journey So Far

December 27, 2011

Editor’s Note: Prince Edward Island curler Emily Gray will be leaving for Austria in less than two weeks to compete for Canada at the first-ever Youth Olympic Winter Games in Innsbruck.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: Day by day, the Games are getting closer

December 13, 2011

Curling has been quite slow since the team was last together in Brandon. I have worked at two camps, and spent some time in coaching seminars in the past few weeks. It’s always great to see the kids out on the ice being so enthusiastic about the sport!

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Youth Olympic Dreams: Our first big test in Ottawa

November 14, 2011

The team has wrapped up another awesome, busy weekend! The gang was together again in the nation’s capital, Ottawa, Ont., for the JSI OVCA Junior Superspiel.

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A win for Youth Olympics Team Canada at JSI OVCA Superspiel

November 5, 2011

Canada’s Youth Olympics curling team came out swinging in their second day of competition at the John Shea Insurance OVCA Junior Superspiel taking place in Ottawa, Ontario, November 4-6.

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Canada’s 2012 Youth Olympics curling team in action at OVCA Junior Superspiel

November 4, 2011

Team Canada continues its preparation for the 2012 Youth Olympic Games next February by competing in this weekend’s 18th Annual OVCA Junior Superspiel in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Featured Curling Athlete: Thomas Scoffin

November 3, 2011

Thomas Scoffin, of Whitehorse, Yukon, made history the first time he stepped onto the national curling scene in 2007 at the age of 12.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: Trips, training and curling camp

August 23, 2011

Since my last post, I have come home from the trip of a lifetime! My trip to Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii was absolutely amazing.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: Just an Average Teenage Girl

July 19, 2011

So, where do I begin? Since my last post, I have completed grade 11. All of my exams went extremely well, and I have been working full time ever since. Between finishing school, working and training I have been quite busy. I miss curling very much, and I cannot wait until August when Team Canada meets up again in Halifax for the week-long Whitecap Curling Camp.

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Youth Olympic Dreams: The journey begins!

June 28, 2011

When I was younger, my mom decided to sign me up for a March Break curling camp. Kids went for about two hours a day for one week to learn the basics of curling. Then, in 2001, I watched PEI’s Suzanne Gaudet win the Junior Worlds as Team Canada, and I told my mom that I wanted to do that someday. She signed me up for my first full winter of curling, and that’s where my Youth Olympics journey began.

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