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Biathlon

Description:

Biathlon is a combination of cross-country skiing (winter Biathlon) or running (summer Biathlon) and marksmanship. It requires tremendous endurance and strength as well as skill and precision.

A seemingly unlikely combination of events – one being an aerobic activity which requires strength, speed and stamina; the other being a passive activity which requires concentration and a steady hand – confronts the athlete with a very demanding challenge. The combination of power and endurance of cross-country skiing with the precision and calm of marksmanship makes this sport especially challenging, fun and rewarding.

For more information please visit the National Biathlon page.

Additional Information

  • Officer in Charge: Capt K.Murray
  • 2I/C:  Cl K. Binion 
  •  Practices: 
    • Fitness Training: Sunday 10:00am to 11:30am at Osprey Village Starting  2 October
    • Range practice: Sunday 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Squadron HQ
    • Ski Practice: will be when there is snow (if any) and will be announced
  • Competition: Either early January or Mid-January at the Whistler Olympic Biathlon Track.
  • Extra Costs: Team Hoodie, if ordered.

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