CANADA GAMES NEWS
CANADA GAMES WRAP-UP (Feb. 24)
Congratulations once again to Team Alberta on their performances at the Canada Games last week in Nova Scotia. Highlights of the event included:
Scott Gow's 4 gold medal performance, a Canada Winter record
11 medals total out of a possible 20
Great support from Team Alberta Mission staff
Excellent team spirit
Great support from coaches and wax tech; good skis throughout the competition under demanding conditions
Friendly, helpful Nova Scotians
Team Alberta - 2011 Canada Games
CANADA GAMES - IN PURSUIT OF A PODIUM SWEEP (Feb. 17)
Alberta men swept the top-4 positions in yesterday's Pursuit at the Canada Games! Congratulations to Scott Gow, Christian Gow, Aaron Gillmor, and Stuart Harden, who finished 1st through 4th respectively. The women meanwhile finished strong, with all four in the top-10: Emma Lunder - 6th, Danielle Vrielink - 7th, Emma Lodge - 8th, and Jessica Paterson - 10th. Biathlon competition wraps up Friday with the Relay.
Calgary Herald story about Sprint
Biathlon Canada media release
CANADA GAMES SPRINT - ALBERTA MEN IN CONTROL (Feb. 15)
Alberta men continued their domination of the podium today at the Canada Games! Scott Gow won his second gold of the Games, while Aaron Gillmor and Stuart Harden finished second and third respectively, with Christian Gow not far back in 5th place. All four Alberta women once again placed top-ten, with Emma Lunder just shy of the podium in 4th, Emma Lodge in 6th, Jessica Paterson in 9th, and Danielle Vrielink in 10th.
Biathlon Canada media release
Calgary Herald story about Team Alberta
ALBERTA MEN DOMINATE INDIVIDUAL (Feb. 14)
Congratulations to Scott Gow, Stuart Harden, and Christian Gow, who claimed gold, silver, and bronze respectively in the Individual competition Sunday at the Canada Winter Games! All Alberta athletes finished in the top-10, including Aaron Gillmor- 9th, Danielle Vrielink-5th, Emma Lunder-7th, Emma Lodge-9th, and Jessica Paterson-10th. Congratulation to the entire team, and good luck in tomorrow's Sprint!
Results and Schedule here.
Christian Gow, Scott Gow, Sammi, Anni, Stuart Harden. Photo courtesy Robyn Williams.
CANADA GAMES SCHEDULE AND ROSTER (Feb. 10)
Biathlon competition at the Canada Games gets underway Sunday, with an Individual. Alberta will be represented by the following athletes, competing in just two categories:
Women: Emma Lodge, Emma Lunder, Jessica Paterson, Danielle Vrielink
Men: Aaron Gillmor, Christian Gow, Scott Gow, Stuart Harden
The schedule is as follows: Feb. 13 - Individual, Feb. 15 - Sprint, Feb. 16 - Pursuit, Feb. 18 - Relay
GO TEAM ALBERTA!
SCOTT GOW NAMED TEAM ALBERTA FLAGBEARER (Feb. 10)
Exciting news leading up to the Canada Games! Scott Gow has been named Team Alberta flagbearer, and will carry the Alberta flag at tomorrow''s opening ceremony. Congratulations Scott!
Click here for the Canada Games broadcast schedule.
Scott Gow - photo courtesy Jeff Stokoe
INDIVIDUAL SUCCESS FOR ALBERTANS (Feb. 3)
BIG congratulations to Scott Gow for his 9th place finish and Stuart Harden for his 18th place finish in the Individual competitions at the World Youth/Junior Championships in the Czech Republic! Other Alberta Youth results from the Individual include Macx Davies (34th), Christian Gow (53rd), Danielle Vrielink (47th). Meanwhile, in Junior Women's competition, Emma Lunder finished 52nd. The Championships conclude Friday and Saturday with Relays.