Three Minnesota Juniors Qualify for Biathlon World Junior Team

Three Minnesota Juniors Qualify for Biathlon World Junior Team

Mt. Itasca, Coleraine, MN.

The Biathlon Jr World Championship Team Selection Trials concluded on Sunday at Mt Itasca. Conditions at Mt Itasca were spectacular, with a perfect grooming on a 2.5km loop. Mt Itasca’s hilly terrain tested athletes with infamous “waterfall climb” right before coming into the shooting range.  Very light wind and good visibility also made for excellent shooting conditions. The three day series started off on Friday, Dec 28 with a 7.5km Sprint for Youth (age 17-18) and Junior Women (age 19-20) and 10km Sprint for Youth and Junior Men. Athletes raced a 4 stage Pursuit Format on Saturday and another 2 stage Sprint race on Sunday.

Anna Kubek

Anna Kubek

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16th Annual Fall Festival Roller Ski Biathlon Races – Oct 28, 2012 – Results

16th Annual Fall Festival Roller Ski Biathlon Races
Sunday, October 28, 2012
Elk River Biathlon Range

Formats: NEW this Year! 2 Races in 1 Day for Experienced Category Novice Race limited to 30 racers.

TWIN CITIES BIATHLON RACE RESULTS – ELK RIVER
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2012 – 7K
NAME CLASS TIME PLACE P S TOTAL
Nick Proell YM 0:20:58 1 0 0 0
Zean Baker YM 0:21:13 2 0 2 2
Jacob Ellingson YM 0:21:28 3 2 1 3
C J Merhar YM 0:21:51 4 0 0 0
Cam Christiansen YM 0:26:33 5 1 0 1
Tyler Gustafson JM 0:21:24 1 0 0 0
Paul Schommer JM 0:21:56 2 2 1 3
Zach Nelson JM 0:26:34 3 1 3 4
Mark Johnson SRM 0:19:34 1 0 0 0
Brian Wray SRM 0:25:22 2 0 1 1
Anna Kubek YW 0:23:30 1 0 0 0
Sienna Ellingson YW 0:25:19 2 0 0 0
Jenna Ruzich JW 0:25:08 1 1 0 1
Kelcey Dickinson JW 0:27:14 2 3 2 5
10K
NAME CLASS TIME PLACE P P S S TOTAL
Jacob Ellingson YM 0:29:45 1 2 0 1 0 3
Nick Proell YM 0:32:30 2 3 1 2 2 8
Jalen Betsinger YM 0:33:50 3 1 3 2 2 8
C J Merhar YM 0:35:07 4 3 2 2 2 9
Zean Baker YM 0:35:11 5 2 2 4 2 10
Ty Hadrits YM 0:35:26 6 1 1 3 2 7
Cam Christiansen YM 0:37:34 7 1 0 2 1 4
Tyler Gustafson JM 0:33:02 1 0 2 2 1 5
Paul Schommer JM 0:33:24 2 4 2 2 3 11
Zach Nelson JM 0:41:08 3 3 5 4 4 16
Mark Johnson SRM 0:29:10 1 2 1 1 0 4
Brian Wray SRM 0:37:21 2 1 3 1 1 6
Evan Ingebrigtsen SM 0:44:05 1 3 4 3 3 13
Paul Peterson SMM 0:39:00 1 3 1 4 4 12
Anna Kubek YW 0:34:28 1 0 1 0 0 1
Sienna Ellingson YW 0:36:46 2 1 1 1 2 5
Rachel Peterson YW 0:47:30 3 1 2 2 4 9
Kelcey Dickinson JW 0:37:20 1 2 1 3 1 7
Jenna Ruzich JW 0:41:20 2 4 5 2 1 12
Kaitlin Bakker JW 0:48:00 3 1 1 4 5 11

Novice Event

NOVICE 10K
NAME TIME PLACE
Age 17 and Above – Men    
Andrew Brown 0:24:34 1
Josh Dobbert 0:29:10 2
John Hoch 0:35:33 3
Bradley Urberg-Carlson 0:43:00 4
Jeffrey Brown 0:46:38 5
Age 16 and Below – Men
Sam Shaheen 0:29:05 1
Carson Price 0:30:45 2
Matt Villata 0:33:45 3
Lewis White 0:34:16 4
Xavier Mansfield 0:34:45 5
Mike Xiong 0:34:47 6
Jezeir Bradley 0:34:50 7
Seysetha Philaphandreth 0:52:30 8
Age 16 and Below – Women
Amanda Kautzer 0:31:45 1
Ingrid Thyr 0:39:43 2
NOVICE 5K
NAME CLASS TIME PLACE
Age 11 and Above      
Vasek Cervenka Boys 0:20:00 1
Henry Hall Boys 0:23:50 2
Mikael Ellingson Boys 0:25:30 3
Kentrell Gump Boys 0:31:00 4
Kasia Bednarski Girls 0:27:45 1
Age 10 and Below
Stas Bednarski Boys 0:28:19 1
Cooper Camp Boys 0:28:50 2
Soren Davidson Boys 0:28:51 3
Ella Hoch Robinson Girls 0:30:30 1
Zoe Camp Girls 0:33:30 2

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MN Biathlon Fall Festival – RESULTS

15th Annual Fall Festival Roller Ski Biathlon Races

October 29 and 30, 2011 – Elk River Biathlon Range

Formats: Click for Results pdf

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Feb 21, 2010 – MN Cup 8 – Sunday – Mass Start Race – Snowflake Nordic, Duluth, MN

Snowflake Biathlon Race & Novice Race

Hosted by Duluth/Esko Biathlon and Snowflake Nordic Ski Area

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2010

Location: Snowflake Nordic, 4348 Rice Lake Road, Duluth (one mile north of the intersection of the Rice Lake and Arrowhead Roads)

Race Format: Mass Start (PPSS)

Distance: B, G, YW, MW:          7.5 km;
YM, JW:                   10 km;
JM, SM, SW, MM:          12.5 km.

Registration: 9:00 AM to 9:55 AM at Snowflake Nordic Chalet

Zero:                   10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Race Start:          11:00 AM, Mass Start

Cost:                  $15 (cash or check payable to Snowflake Nordic)

Novice Race (Instruction, Rifles and Ammo provided)

Novice Safety Clinic at approx.:  12:00 to 12:25 PM

Race Start at approx.:    12:30 PM

Race Format:     Mass Start/ 5K (3 by 1.75 k), PP + penalty loop

Cost:            $15 (cash or check payable to Snowflake Nordic)

Awards Biathlon + Novice Race at approx.: 1:15 – 1:30 PM

Questions?          Call John Gould at 218-269-2854

or e-mail: jgould1952@yahoo.com

Rescheduled to Feb 14th – Biathlon Games – Nisswa, MN

Hi All–
We have 1/4″ of wet ice in the driveway right now–and it is still spitting from above–forecast for tomorrow doesn’t look much better.

We will cancel out for tomorrow and try to reschedule to the 14th of February–the Sunday after the State HS meet.

Looks like we should get some snow on top later tomorrow or Monday. As soon as we do, I will regroom the range.

I will set up a training plan and get it out shortly. If the weather clears enough to groom in the am, we might have a local  practice tomorrow at 1:00.

Bill Meyer

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What: The Nisswa Games Biathlon Meet. This is a series of contests oriented to more shooting than normal–that you will not find in the IBU Rules. Each team earns points depending on how they place in each event. Overall biathlon skills are emphasized.

Depending on numbers interested, teams of 2 or 3 will be handpicked from the entrants to be as equal as possible. Sometimes one lucky sole gets to do both positions.

The games are:

  • Russian/AK –Into position–hand load one shot–tag off- goal is to clean the target asap
  • Short leg relay–do a lap, relay rounds, penalty loops, tag off–each does one prone+one standing alternating..
  • Patrol race– group sprint race-team all needs to finish at same time.

The longest skiing will be the last event with a 1km loop x 3

Novices are welcome–ideally you should bring your own rifle..or contact me ahead to be sure I have you covered..

Where: Nisswa Range–see attached map

When: 1:00 zero, Sunday the 24th of January, 2010

Contact: Please let me know if you plan to attend. Email Bill Meyer

Cost: None      Awards: minimal    Prizes: None     Fun: That is the whole goal!!

Bill Meyer