IBU Cup Comes to Canmore

IBU Cups 6 and 7 are in Canmore, Alberta and I am here as well to volunteer as an official. I flew in from Vancouver late last night and will be working in Stadium, Course, Range and Timing over the course of the two events.

Canmore is a beautiful town and a great place to host a biathlon competition. It is colder than Whistler, but the forecast is good with sunny skies and moderate temperatures – definitely warmer than it is in Kontiolahti!

I am staying with my aunt and uncle who live very close to the Canmore Nordic Centre, which makes those early morning starts a little more tolerable.

The IBU website has a nice story about the events, with some spectacular photos. I must say I am more than a little jealous about the view from the Canmore biathlon stadium.

Over the course of the week I hope to have lots of great photos, and even to meet some of the competitors. Check out my Facebook page and Twitter feed for updates!

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