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Dec 20 2011 - ANB Winter Camp
ANB Winter Camp
Athletics New Brunswick is extremely pleased to announce its 2011 Winter Camp. That will be happening on Wednesday, Jan 4 and Thursday, Jan 5. During this time the CEPS facility of the UdeM is reserved for the entire day for use by ANB.
National level coaches will be leading several event-specific training sessions on those two days (see schedule below). There is no fee for these sessions, but we do ask athletes to sign up by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org before January 2nd with what session they will be attending.
We strongly recommend these sessions to available athletes who have interest in our Legion, Juniors, Senior and Canada Games program. We also welcome coaches to take part in these as we believe it will be great coaching development opportunity.
Wednesday January 4th
10:00 Full sprints warm-up session (45min)
10:45 Speed training session (45min) with video analysis
11:30 Mobility training session (30min)
13:00 Dynamic warm-up session (30min)
13:30 Endurance Training Session (includes a in-class session for athletes and coaches) (3hours)
13:30 Block starts session (45min) with video analysis
14:15 Stability training & glute/ham training session
15:30 Olympic lifting session (60min)
Thursday January 5th
10:00 Full hurdle warm-up (45min)
10:30 Hammer/Weight Throw Session
10:45 Hurdle training session (1:15)
11:00 Wheelchair racing technical session (for athletes and interested coaches) (3 hours)
13:00 Shot Put Session
13:00 Full horizontal jumps warm-up session (45min)
13:45 Horizontal jumps session (60min)
15:30 Med ball session (60min)
These session above are reserved for midget aged-Athletes and above (14 years old and older) However if any coaches, who wish to organize an open group or team/club session or simply make use of the facility , please can contact Steve LeBlanc by email (email@example.com to make arrangements for access.
Dec 18 2011 - 12 provincial Records fall at Last Chance Meet
Moncton Last chance meet
Over 120 athletes took part in Saturday’s Last Chance Meet in Moncton. This being the last track and field indoor meet of 2011 meant that athletes who are changing age categories in 2012 had one last crack at breaking provincial age class records. And did they ever take full advantage of the opportunity! An astonishing 12 New Brunswick record fell.
-Zoe Berry (FLTC) had arguably the best results of a New Brunswick athlete with a throw of 13.53m she breaks not only the New Brunswick youth, junior but also senior weight throw record. This performance also ranks her 3rd in Canada in 2011 indoor season.
-Chelsey Hall (FFT) broke her own provincial Bantam and midget record in the 1200m with a time of 3:56.00.
-Veronica Coombs (ASEA) broke her own 200m Provincial record in the T54 wheelchair category with a time of 41.68. She also set a new record in the 400m with a time of 1:28.68.
-Nicholas Maclean (ASEA) broke the bantam boys 150m record with a time of 19.68.
-Sébastien LeBlanc (ASEA broke the bantam 60m Hurdle record with a time of 10.28
-Mitch Quigg (SJTC) establish a new mark in the junior shot with a toss of 14.33m
-Aaron LeBlanc (ASEA) also broke his own youth Weight throw record with a throw of 15.15m
-Anthony Cormier (SJTC) broke the Midget Boys Triple jump record with a leap of 12m17
Full results can be found : http://anb.ca/Results/view-results.php?id=483
The next meet on the schedule is the Moncton Open that will be held at the CEPS from January 14-15th.
Dec 16 2011 - Athletics New Brunswick names High Performance Team
Dieppe- Athletics New Brunswick is extremely pleased to announce its new High Performance Program that will insure better support to its high performing junior and senior athletes.
The Athletics New Brunswick High Performance team is an athlete support program targeted at junior and senior athletes who have shown significant potential to perform at a national and international level. Athletes will be named to this program at three opportunities throughout a calendar year, based on their performances during the previous competition season. Athletes will be designated to the A or B teams based on their performance, and will receive certain special competition and training related opportunities as well as financial support based on their team designation.
''In targeting our best Athletes we will be able to better support them thus helping them achieving their goals'' says Gabriel LeBlanc Technical director of Athletics New Brunswick. ''We have made a considerable investment in this program and under the leadership of our High Performance Coordinator , Steve LeBlanc , we are positive this will get more New Brunswick Athletes on the podium not only on the National scene but also internationally''
For more information on the ANB HP program visit
Dec 6 2011 - Mike LeBlanc off to a fast start
ITHACA, N.Y. – Michael LeBlanc started his indoor season with a bang by winning the 60m at the Cornell Relays. His time of 6.80 is the fastest time by a Canadian this season. The 24 year old sprinter from Riverview, NB is currently living and trainning in Syracuse hold both the New Brunswick 60m record (6.67 ) and the 100m record (10.17). He will be trying to qualify for the World Indoor Championships that will be held in Istanbul Turkey, March 9-11 2012. Michael will then put his energy on his outdoor campaign where he hopes to earn a spot on Canada’s Olympic team.
Dec 4 2011 - Lydia Frost named to National Team!
The 4th year Human Kinetics student from Bocabec New Brunswick (near Saint Stephen) will join ten Canadian Interuniversity Sport student-athletes who will head to Poland this spring for the 18th FISU world university cross country championships. The 21 year old athlete who runs for Guelph University will wear the Canada uniform for the first time.
The competition is set for Saturday, April 14 in Lodz, Poland’s third largest city situated approximately 135 kilometres south-west of Warsaw.
‘Lydia’s has had an incredible last few season, she is a very dedicated student-athlete’’ says Athletics New Brunswick Technical director Gabriel LeBlanc. ‘’While this is her first National team appointment we are positive it’s not her last!’’
Canada is coming off its best-ever performance at the biennial event, which was held on Canadian soil for the first time in history in 2010. The women captured team bronze on the course of Fort Henry Hill in Kingston, Ont., while the men finished just outside the podium, in fourth place.
Full story and full team can be found here http://english.cis-sic.ca/sports/cis_international/2011-12/releases/20111202-xc
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