May 20 2014 ISN - Victoria, BC – Canadian Sport Institute invites athletes between the ages of 15 and 22 to test their capacity for sport performance at PODIUM SEARCH on Sunday, May 25 at 12:30pm at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence. Those who perform exceedingly well may be contacted for further assessment and an offer to enroll in one of the Canadian Sport Institute’s Sport Programs and/or the Canadian Sport School.
Back for its third year, PODIUM SEARCH is a free, half-day athlete identification camp offering athletes basic physiological field testing an
anthropometric test results to measure how they stack up against national team standards. Assessments include the vertical jump test, medicine ball throw, and 30 metre sprint run among other field tests in use by National Team programs. Each participant will walk away with a copy of their test scores and an understanding of what it takes to become part of Canada’s sporting elite.
In addition to the testing events, athletes will also have the chance to hear from keynote speaker Christine Girard, London 2012 Olympic bronze medalist in Weightlifting. WHO: Athletes aged 15 – 22 currently competing at club/regional level in ANY sport. WHAT: PODIUM SEARCH Athlete Identification Camp WHERE: 4371 Interurban Road Victoria, BC V9E 2C5 (PISE) WHEN: Sunday, May 25, 2014 12:30pm Athlete Registration and Check-in Opens 1:00pm Keynote address featuring Christine Girard, London 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, weightlifting 1:30pm First wave of testing begins 4:30pm PODIUM SEARCH concludes For more information on PODIUM SEARCH, visit csipacific.ca. For more information about Canadian Sport School, visit thecanadiansportschool.com. **Participants are encouraged to register in advance: https://www.regonline.com/Register/Checkin.aspx?EventID=1509876