US Biathlon Nationals- Pursuit race

Jericho VT

On a day that saw some of the shooting mats flying in the wind, 12 MN Biathletes participated in the Pursuit event at US Biathlon Nationals at the Ethan Allen facility.

In the Men’s 12.5 km, Jake Brown, St Paul, Craftsbury, was 2nd, shooting 1,1,1,1 finishing in 34:41 behind Sean Doherty of the US team who had 6 penalties in 34:24.
7th Jakob Ellingson, Nat’t Guard 2,3,2,4 40:30
8th Raleigh Goessling, Craftsbury 1,2,1,3 40:39
9th Wynn Roberts, Nat’l Guard 2,0,3,4 42:02
11th Warren Rosholt Nat’l Guard 2,1,2,2 47:54
13th Jacob Dahlberg Nat’l Guard 2,3,2,3 53:01

In the Junior Men’s 12,5km Hunter Zupko, Little Falls, Nat’l Guard finished 3rd 2,2,3,3 in 44:56

In the Youth Men’s 10 km Sam Stertz, Mt Itasca, was 7th shooting 1,4,3,3 and finishing in 39:02

In the Women’s 10 km, Siena Ellingson, Nat’l Guard, was 6th shooting 2,2,3,2 in 44:59 and Kelly Kjorlein, Boseman Biathlon, was 10th 3,2,3,2 in 48:38.

In the Youth Women’s 7.5km event, Kaisa Bosek, MN Bia/Wolfpack continued on the podium, dropping from 1st to 3rd shooting 2,0,3,1 and finishing in 32:12; 0:48 behind winner Eva Weymuller, Methow Valley Biathlon who had 8 misses.

In 9th position, Elsa Viren, Mt Itasca, shot 3,1,4,2 and finished in 37:35.

Up tomorrow is the mass start.

Full results can be found at the Ethan Allen Biathlon website.

US Biathlon Nationals -Vermont

Jericho Center, VT

Today saw the first race of the three race US Biathlon Nationals at the Ethan Allen facility in Jericho Center, VT.

In the Youth Women’s 6km Sprint Kaisa Bosek, Alexandria, skiing for MNBiathlon/Wolfpack topped the field with 0,1 shooting to finish in 23:09. She was followed in 3rd place by Elsa Viren, Coleraine, MN Biathlon/ Mt Itasca, who shot 0,2 and finished in 24:27.

In the Youth Men’s 7.5km division, Sam Stertz, Grand Rapids, MN Biathlon/ Mt Itasca, finished 10th shooting 3,3 in a time of 26:17.

In the Senior Men’s 10km, Jake Brown, St Paul, Craftsbury GRP, shot 1,1 to top the field in 26:55. Leif Nordgren, Marine on the St Croix, USBA was 3rd 0,1 in 27:08. Jakob Ellingson was 7th, 3,2 in 29:13; Raleigh Goessling 8th 1,2 in 29:18; Wynn Roberts, Fergus Falls, National Guard, finished 10th shooting 1,3 in 30:43. Warren Rosholt 13th 3,0 in 33:13 and Jacob Dahlberg 16th 1,4 in 35:57.

In the Junior Men’s 10km, Hunter Zupko, Little Falls, National Guard, was 2nd shooting 2,1 in 34:02.

In the Senior Womens 7.5km, Siena Ellingson was 8th 1,0 in 26:11; and Kelly Kjorlien, Grand Rapids, Bridger Biathlon, was 12th 2,3 in 29:16.

Full results can be found on:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pQe64huYX8aoCDm4h3MyKmugiaoyQoX4/view

MN Cup #6 at Mt. Itasca – Saturday, March 16, 2019 – RESULTS – PHOTOS

Hosted by Mt. Itasca Nordic Ski Association


https://flic.kr/s/aHsmzAz6aB
Photos from Daniel S. Guay, CD, President/Head Coach, Lake Superior Biathlon

Biathlon Results: Mass Start, 3.16.2019
7.5K Mass Start (5×1.5K)
PlaceCateg.NameShootingTime
1GAubrey Smith212036:40
2GLucy WatsonO32337:21
1BRyker Bosek101229:55
2BMatej Cervenka243033:02
3BConnor Grant333336:01
4BJoel Haering 343237:17
1YWKaisa Bosek410029:35
2YWStormy Hegg101029:58
3YWAnnika VirenO12331:43
4YWEmma Watson102033:57
5YWElsa Viren123434:02
10K Mass Start (5x2K)
PlaceCateg.NameShootingTime
1YMGarrett Beckrich122332:12
2YMSam Stertz222336:26
3YMJackson Grant222237:48
4YMFrank Gangi113243:55
1JMGabe Raguse221436:18
1SMPaul SchommerO11129:29
2SMJacob Dalberg37:25
3SMTim Saxton112459:43
4K Sprint – Novice Race
PlaceCateg.NameShootingTime
114GSanny GangiOO18:33
212GKytalin Smith1220:27
314GTeresa Bitzan1120:54
118MZach Fouguerer – Skoe1116:02
229MJordan Fellbaum1019:38
316MAidan HagenOO20:53
435MRyan Gaalswyk1221:24
543MChris Hagen1122:32

Date:               Saturday March 16, 2019

Place:             Mt. Itasca, Coleraine

Race Format: Mass Start (PPSS)

Distance:       Women- 7.5k

                       Men – 10k

                       Novice race- 4k

Registration:   9:00 AM –  9:55 AM ( day registration only)

Zero:              10:00 AM – 10:30AM

Race Start:    10:45 AM – Mass Start

                      11:30 AM Novice safety instruction and practice

                      11:45 Start of Novice race

Cost:             $20 (cash or check payable to MINSA)

Questions?  call Vlad 218 256 8323   or e-mail cervenkv@gmail.com

Open European Jr Championships — GARRETT!

Sjusjoen, Norway-

The Open European Jr Championships concluded yesterday. While the World Championships in Sweden have garnered most of the attention, the top Youth and Juniors have been competing in Norway including Garrett Beckrich, Vasek Cervenka [ill] and Emma Stertz of Grand Rapids.

In Saturday’s Sprint races:
10km Men
1st Sivert Guttorn Bakken of Norway o,o 24:48
44th Lars Leopold USA 0,1 + 2:19
57th Garrett Beckrich USA 0,2 + 2:45
88th Maxime Germain USA 1,2 + 4:26
91st Bjorn Westervelt USA 2,3 + 4:41
Vasek Cervenka USA ill—DNS

7.5km Women
1st Camille Bened FRA 0,0 21:58
37th Chloe Levins USA 0,1 +1:56
89th Maja Lapkass USA 1,1 +4:12
95th Emma Stertz USA 1,1 4:43
103rd Lina Farra USA 4,1 +6:33

The top 60 in each field advanced to the Pursuits on Sunday

12.5km Men
1st Julian Hollanat GER 0020 36:23
22nd Garrett Beckrich 1111 + 3:25 [includes time back from Saturday!!]
Lars Leopold USA DNS

10 km Women
1st Julianne Fruehwirt GER 0111 32:15
35th Chloe Levins 0124 +4:20

Enjoy the Journey!
Bill Meyer, Coach
MNBiathlon

Open European Jr Championships

https://www.biathlonworld.com/calendar/#/event-23

Sjusjoen, Norway

Three MN Biathletes are in Norway to compete in the Open European Jr Championships this week. All of Grand Rapids, Garrett Beckrich, Emma Stertz and Vasek Cervenka. Unfortunately Vasek is currently ill and did not compete today.
In the 15 km Jr Men’s Individual race [with a one minute add on penalty per missed shot]
1st Tim Grotian GER 0000 40:33.4
21st Garrett Beckrich USA 1210 +4:03.8
33rd Maxim Germain USA 0101 +5:14
93rd Lars Leopold USA 4102 +10:18
104th Bjorn Westerveld USA 2243 +13:59

In the 12.5 km Jr Woman’s Individual event- 1 min per miss penalty
1st Camille Bened FRA 0000 40:09
19th Chloe Levins USA 0011 +3:16
70th Emma Stertz USA 0012 +8:26
94th Maja Lapkass USA 1412 +13:16
100th Lina Farra USA 3301 +14:11

Juniors are ages 19,20, 21, but athletes like Emma and Garrett at 18 can race up.

Bill Meyer
MN Biathlon