ARCHIVED NEWS - FEBRUARY 2010
LUMINA BLAST-OFF COMING MARCH 6TH (Feb. 26)
The all-new, all-crazy, all-fun Lumina Blast-Off comes to the Canmore Nordic Centre Saturday, March 6th. This event is for Midgets, Juveniles, and Junior Boys and Girls. Read more here.
PATHWAY TO EXCELLENCE PROGRAM (Feb. 24)
Two young Alberta biathletes, Anna Eriksson and Sam Groeneveld, got to experience the Olympics this week courtesy of the Alberta government. Read about it here.
FINAL EURO TOUR REPORT (Feb. 24)
The team is just back from Europe and the final trip reports have been filed. Click here for a report from David Poffenroth.
ALBERTA/WESTERN CHAMPIONSHIPS RESULTS (Feb. 22)
Results are now available from the Alberta/Western Canadian Championships, held this past weekend in Hinton:
Alberta Championship - Individual
Western Canadian Championship - Individual
Alberta Championship - Sprint
Western Canadian Championship - Sprint
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS (Feb. 21)
Be part of the excitement! Volunteers are required for the National Biathlon Championships coming up March 3 - 7 in Canmore. Please contact Nancy Andrews if you are able to assist.
ABC SILENT AUCTION IN HINTON THIS WEEKEND (Feb. 19)
Alberta Biathlon Club will be holding a silent auction in Hinton this weekend, as part of the Saturday night banquet. Items up for auction include: Suunto watch, lodging in Jasper and Canmore, various clothing items, souvenir race bibs, Bushnell Optical equipment, and various ski accessories. Come ready to purchase some fabulous stuff and support ABC!
MORE EURO TOUR NEWS ... (Feb. 19)
Results from last weekend's race are available here: "Subaru Biathlon Challenge - Plan d'Hotonnes". Also, more athlete reports have come in - click here for reports from Marni Stokoe and Tarah Cieslak.
2010 BIATHLON ALBERTA AWARDS (Feb. 17)
Nominations are currently being accepted for the following 2010 Biathlon Alberta awards: 3M Coach of the Year, Shell Canada Volunteer of the Year, ABC Official of the Year, and the Ruedi Setz Memorial Award. Click here for a summary of the awards. Wish to nominate someone? Please send nominations to the office by February 28th. Awards will be presented March 6th in Canmore, at the conclusion of the Special General Meeting.
EURO TOUR REPORTS #2 AND #3 (Feb. 15)
More news from Biathlon Alberta's current Euro Tour: Click here for a report from Evan Armstrong and a poem by Emma Lodge.
BIATHLON ALBERTA SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING (Feb. 12)
The Biathlon Alberta Board of Directors has called a Special General Meeting, the purpose of which is to seek Association approval of proposed new bylaws and revised financial statements from the 2007-08 and 2008-09 financial years.
Date and Time: Saturday, March 6th, 2010, 4:00 pm
Location: Bill Warren Training Centre
Meeting Agenda / New Bylaws - draft
FOOTHILLS SEEKING NEW HEAD COACH - BIATHLON (Feb. 12)
With the departure of Dave Bradley at the end of this season, Foothills Nordic is seeking a new Head Coach. Click here for the job posting.
BIATHLON ALBERTA EURO TOUR - REPORT #1 (Feb. 11)
Biathlon Alberta currently has a team of 10 young athletes visiting the French Alps, where they will compete in two French Cup competitions. The trip is part of BA preparations for the 2011 Canada Games. Click here for report #1, by Macx Davies.
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP - TEAM ALBERTA LIST (Feb. 10)
The list of athletes selected and sanctioned to compete at the 2010 National Championships as part of Team Alberta is now available here. All selected and sanctioned athletes will receive a memo in the very near future with details of the "trip".
MARK ARENDZ HITS THE PODIUM IN EUROPE (Feb. 10)
Congratulations to Biathlon Alberta athlete Mark Arendz on his
3rd-place finish at the recent IPC Biathlon World Cup in Germany!! Read more about the para-nordic tour here.
ALBERTA WINTER GAMES WRAP-UP (Feb. 8)
79 young Biathlon Alberta competitors from across the province competed at the Alberta Winter Games this past weekend in Cold Lake. The Canadian military, hosts for the event, trucked in snow to supplement the thin natural covering and built a range specifically for the event. A Modified Sprint, featuring Relay-style shooting procedure, replaced a planned Mass Start. Results for the event are here: Individual / Sprint / Modified Sprint
ABC TO HOST WINTER TEAM CHALLENGE (Feb. 3)
Alberta Biathlon Club will be hosting an all Air Rifle Team Biathlon Challenge the evening of Wednesday, February 10th in Canmore. Click here for details.
RESULTS FROM EDMONTON CALFOREX CUP (Feb. 1)
Here are results from Calforex Cup #4, held this past weekend in Edmonton: Mass Start / Sprint
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