HELP DISCOVER CANADA’S NEXT GENERATION
OF OLYMPIC ATHLETES

RBC Training Ground is here – a day of physical challenges for athletes to showcase their podium potential. To see if they’ve got what it takes to be Canada’s next great Olympic athlete, athletes will compete in four exercises that include:

POWER: Vertical Jump – to assess the explosiveness of the lower body
SPEED: 10/30/40 Metre Sprint – to assess running velocity
STRENGTH: Isometric Mid-Thigh Pull– to assess general full-body muscular strength
ENDURANCE: 20 Metre Multi-Stage Shuttle Run– to assess general full-body endurance

MANITOBA LOCAL QUALIFIERS:

Open call to all aspiring athletes aged 14 to 25

Date Venue Address Time
Saturday, February 24 Brandon University, Healthy Living Centre 2010 Louise Avenue 12:00 PM TO 5:00 PM
Saturday, March 17 Dakota Community Centre Field House 1188 Dakota Street 9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM
Saturday, April 7 Sport For Life Centre 145 Pacific Avenue 3:00 PM TO 6:00 PM

Athletes who meet or exceed performance benchmarks set by national sport officials will be invited to attend the RBC Training Ground regional final to be held on Saturday, May 5 at the University of Winnipeg Gymnasium; where they’ll compete for a chance to receive funding and support to fuel their passion and ambition towards Olympic glory.

 

RESULTS FOR QUALIFYING EVENTS:

WINNIPEG, APRIL 7th WINNIPEG, MARCH 17th BRANDON, FEBRUARY 24th

*Coaches and talent identification representatives from the 14 participating national sport organizations (NSO) select the top 100 athletes based on their performance at the local qualifier events. They are looking for athletes who met or exceeded the predetermined benchmarks set by each of the sports. Manitoba’s regional finalists can expect to receive an invitation by email.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Cole VincentRBC Training Ground Event Coordinator

email iconcole@cscm.ca
Phone icon431.999.3913
rbctrainingground@olympic.ca
contact-icons-websiteRBCTrainingGround.ca