Biathlon Canada Names 2017-2018 Training Teams

Biathlon Canada has named its training teams for the 2017-2018 season:

There are 4 teams: Senior, “Z”, Junior and Youth Development.

Chelsea Little writes about the rationale for the different teams on Fasterskier:

Draft North American 2017-2018 Competition Schedule

Biathlon Canada has published the draft domestic competition schedule for the 2017-2018 season.

The draft features 7 North American Cup events, starting with the North American Cup 1 in Canmore, Alberta on November 24-26.

The Canadian Biathlon Championships conclude the domestic season in Charlo, New Brunswick on March 20-25.

The Western Canadian Championships will be held in connection with a North American Cup in Red Deer. This is the test event for the 2019 Canada Winter Games. The Eastern Canadian Championships will be in Brookvale, PEI.

Also of note is the IBU Cup and Youth/Junior World Championship trials which will be in Whistler, BC on January 5-7.

Click here to see the full draft schedule.

2016 North American Summer Biathlon Championships Results

The 2016 North American Summer Biathlon Championships were held last weekend in Jericho, Vermont.

The event featured a Sprint competition on the Saturday, and a Pursuit competition on the Sunday (except for Open Men and Women who did a Mass Start).

The results of the event are on the Ethan Allan Biathlon Club website here:

Sprint results
Pursuit results
Mass Start results

For more about the event has an article about it here: