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    February 1, 2018

    Help Discover Canada's Next Generation of Olympic Athletes from Manitoba


    RBC Training Ground is here – a day of physical challenges for athletes to showcase their podium potential.  RBC TRAINING GROUND is a talent identification and athlete funding program designed to uncover athletes with Olympic potential and provide them with the high-performance resources they need to achieve their podium dreams.

    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

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    BRANDON LOCAL QUALIFIER

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 9:00am – 3:00pm
    BRANDON UNIVERSITY, HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE, 2010 LOUISE AVENUE

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    WINNIPEG LOCAL QUALIFIERS

    SATURDAY MARCH 17, 9:00am – 3:00pm
    DAKOTA COMMUNITY CENTRE FIELD HOUSE, 1188 DAKOTA STREET

    SATURDAY, APRIL 14, 9:00am – 3:00pm
    GARDEN CITY COMMUNITY CENTRE, 725 KINGSBURY AVENUE

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    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.

    Find out if you’re Canada’s next Olympian at RBCTrainingGround.ca




    About CSCM: 
    The Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba (CSCM) was created as one of the many legacies of the 1999 Pan American Games held in Winnipeg. Today, CSCM is the hub for high-performance sport in Manitoba. A proud member of the Olympic and Paralympic Sport Institute Network, CSCM works to provide a world-class, multi-sport daily training environment for athletes and coaches through integrated services and programs in the fields of physiology, strength and conditioning, nutrition, psychology and support services.

    For more information, contact:
    Cole Vincent
    RBC Training Ground Event Coordinator, Canadian Sport Centre Manitoba
    Direct Line: 431.999.3913 | Email: cole@cscm.ca
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