Magdalena Neuner Announces Intention to Retire at the End of the Season

According to the IBU newsfeed Magdalena Neuner has announced on her website that she will retire from competition at the end of this season.

At the end of the season she will be 25. Will she really be ready to step away from competing? I thought that she would at least want to compete in one more Olympics.

If this is indeed her last season, enjoy it while it lasts. There isn’t anyone else in biathlon right now that can amaze, frustrate, and then amaze again the way Neuner can.

Neuner won’t be stepping away from the sport completely, as she is apparently interested in coaching.

In unrelated news, the Callaghan Winter Sports Club is looking for a biathlon coach for the Sea-to-Sky Corridor…

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