Pentathlon Alberta Updates
Red Deer Pentathlon Club in conjunction with Pentathlon Alberta is offering a "Pentathlete for a Day" clinic on December 1st in Red Deer. A warm WELCOME extended to all interested in trying any or all of four of the components of Pentathlon. The day will start with fencing, move on to a coached swimming session and finish with running/shooting (combined event). Come out and try whether just for a fun filled day or to see if pentathlon should be YOUR sport.. Details and registration information available HERE. Registrations accepted up to morning of the event. Come on out!!
Good luck to Kali Sayers at the Youth Olympic Games Qualifier (NORCECA) . This event will be held in Acapulco, Mexico with Youth Women's competition on November 29th, Youth Men's on November 30th and mixed relay (team to be selected) on December 1st. Joshua Riker-Fox will be attending the competition as Canadian Team Coach. Go Kali and good luck to all the members of the Canadian Youth Team at this competition: Hillary Elliot, Beatrice Cigagna, Cole Williamson, Kali Sayers.
Congratulations to another exciting open house hosted by Ares Pentathlon Club November 15. Folks are getting a chance to learn about pentathlon and try out the fencing and laser shooting, all at the Talisman gym. Well done everyone!
LET"S GO!! Pentathlon Alberta is looking for opportunities to introduce more Alberta Athletes to our exciting sport and partner with local community clubs, organizers or parents. If your community is able to take part in hosting a clinic, typically including beginner lessons and demos for Fencing, Swimming and Combined (Run/Shoot) components, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep an eye on the news here for clinics coming to your area.
ATHLETES IN ACTION
Stay tuned for updates on significant athlete achievements throughout the season. Competitions in Pentathlon typically get in full swing early in the year. We will also endeavor to update for other single sport events Alberta pentathletes are competing in.
Fencing events coming up....Jujie Luan Open, Edmonton, November 22-24.
Several pentathletes recently competed in the Leslie Palmai fencing event in Calgary including medal finishes. Well done everyone! Results are available on the Fencing Alberta website.
Pentathlon Alberta Annual General Meeting was held Saturday. September 28th at West Hillhurst Community Centre, Calgary. Congratulations and good luck to the new executive.
Immediately following the AGM, Pentathlon Alberta held a season startup clinic event including coaching time trial in combined (run/shoot) event and swimming. Thank you to our coaches for this event: Lynda Keijko and Kevin Coulman.
Pentathlon Alberta hosted 2013 Canadian Pentathlon Nationals in Calgary and Delacour in July 2013 with great success. We wish to express our sincere thanks on this event to all those who contributed: VOLUNTEERS, SPONSORS, ATHLETES, COACHES AND PARENTS. THANK YOU SO MUCH!!
Congratulations to the Alberta Athletes who competed at Pentathlon Nationals in Calgary on some very strong performances. Tamara Booy, Helen Sproule, Kali Sayers, Shauna Biddulph, Jordon Lindoff, Joel Riker-Fox