RBC Training Ground takes on Toronto

RBC Training Ground ventures to Toronto, Ont., where athletes between the age of 14-25 compete and perform in front of a panel of coaches to earn a ticket to Rio 2016.

Do you think you could compete on the world's biggest stage?

RBC Training Ground athletes are being challenged in a series of high-level circuits that test their power, speed, strength and endurance. (RBC Training Ground)

RBC Training Ground made its way to Toronto in hopes of finding an athlete with Olympic podium potential.

Athletes between the age of 14-25 compete in front of a panel of coaches where they test their athletic abilities. The top performer at each training ground will receive a trip to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

RBC Training Ground is a series of regional workout events designed to help sport officials uncover athletes with Olympic podium potential, in sports the athletes may not have considered. The program is a partnership in between RBC, CBC Sports, the Canadian Olympic Foundation, and the Canadian Olympic Committee."

Canadian Olympic trampolinist Jason Burnett gives us a run down on RBC Training Ground.

Leave it up to Canadian Olympic snowboarder Caroline Calve to get things started in Toronto.

Future Olympians get in the zone before their limits are tested.

And Paralympic bronze medalist Kevin Rempel is pumped to get the show started.

You can't forget mental training. The fourth fastest Canadian sprinter in the 100-metre dash is spilling his secrets on how it's done.

It's competition time and these future Olympians are not holding back. 

Competitors are racing to Rio 2016.

And there's nothing like some healthy competition...

But, everyone is here for one reason and one reason only, to win. Congratulations, Pierce Lepage. 

Win or lose, athletes are grateful for their RBC Training Ground experience.

Don't miss any more RBC Training Ground action as they move to the Canadian Sport Centre Atlantic in Halifax on March 12th.


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