Photos from Brian Wray : https://photo.wrocket.org/2019/fall_festival/
One of the workouts you don’t want to pass on this time of year is shooting just for accuracy. Good to start each workout with a 10+10 minimum. Yesterday we took the opportunity to do that, along with a range procedure drill on roller skis, some short TH combos, some long TH combos and some short RP combos. The wind is rarely bad at ER, but yesterday while not real high, was shifting from side to side.
We had a couple of folks on light duty at least by the end of the workout—so they did a 50 shot test on metal without skis on, both with PR’s in that test. Conner did the 10+10 without skis—but the rest shot standing off of roller skis—a definite handicap—so PR’s in that test were in short supply!!
Good workout day and I would like to thank Jeff Bosek and Landrums for all the help setting up, blowing the course, and closing things down at the end.
Enjoy the Journey!
Bill Meyer, Coach
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2019 Fall Festival Rollski Biathlon RESULTS – 2019-10-20 – By Event
|Place / Class||Name||Category||Start||Finish||Overall||Back||P||P||S||S||Total|
|1 / 1||Cervenka, Matej||B||1:00||36:31||35:31||+0:00||1||3||1||1||6|
|2 / 1||Stertz, Sam||YM||1:00||37:05||36:05||+0:34||2||3||2||3||10|
|3 / 2||Bosek, Ryker||B||1:00||38:58||37:58||+2:27||1||3||1||2||7|
|4 / 1||Landrum, Saylor||G||1:00||47:35||46:35||+11:04||2||2||5||3||12|
|5 / 2||Gangi, Sanny||G||1:00||50:57||49:57||+14:26||3||3||3||5||14|
|6 / 3||Biztan, Teresa||G||1:00||51:16||50:16||+14:45||2||2||1||2||7|
|7 / 1||Bouley, Cheresa||W||1:00||1:00:27||59:27||+23:56||3||1||3||3||10|
Coming up on the 19th/20th of October, 2019 is MNBiathlon’s Fall Festival! This event will be held on the roller loops and range at the Woodland Trails in Elk River.
New this year will be a 2 hour Novice clinic to be put on with the help of coaches and experienced athletes. That will be followed by a training afternoon emphasizing ski and shooting skills.
On Sunday will be the last Rollerski Biathlon race of the season with zero at 10:00.
As usual, please let me know if you can make it, and to which events.
Bill Meyer, Coach
Junior National Team 2020
Based at Regional Centers/ Clubs
As a training camp based team, the purpose of the Junior National Team is to foster effective training environments and coaching relationships that support the continued development of our top performing Junior and Youth athletes.
Biathletes named to this team have demonstrated internationally competitive biathlon performances and/or Nationally competitive ski speed. Athletes will automatically qualify for this team via the following criteria, as long as they will be at in the Y/Jr age class for the coming season.
- Top 40 result (excluding relays) at YJWCH, or
- Top 40 result (excluding relays) at JOECH, or
- Top 20 results (excluding relays) at the Jr. IBU Cup, or
- Any Y/Jr athlete that qualifies for any Sr. IBU Cup or World Cup
Additional athletes may be named to the Junior National Team via discretion. When considering athletes for discretionary selection, the USBA principles of discretion will apply as well as these factors:
- Internationally competitive ski speed in biathlon, such as top 20 course times at JYWCH/JOECH.
- Nationally competitive ski speed in cross country, such as top 15 distance results at Junior Nationals, while showing commitment to biathlon.
- Junior or Youth athletes with exceptional results at US Biathlon National Championship.
If extra space is available at training camps before US Summer National Championships, additional athletes may be invited to participate based on their best performance at Junior & Youth World Championships, Junior IBU Cups, JOECH and US Nationals.
After Summer Nationals, extra camp space may be filled by staff recommendations and US Biathlon International Competition Committee approval based on the events listed above and Summer Nationals.