ARCHIVED NEWS - January-February, 2014
ALBERTANS AT WYJCH (Feb. 28)
Six AB athletes are in action over the next week at the World Youth Junior Championships being held in Presque Isle, Maine. Team Canada includes Youth Women Megan Bankes (FNSC) and Danielle Vrielink (RMR), Youth Men Pearce Hanna (ENSC) and Aidan Millar (CNSC), and Junior Men Stuart Harden and Christian Gow (both RMR).
Information on the event and video here.
AB CHAMPS/CALFOREX CUP #6 - POSTPONED (Feb. 26)
Due the cold temperatures forecast for the weekend, the 2014 Alberta Biathlon Championships/Calforex Cup #6 have been postponed until the weekend of March 22/23.
AB CHAMPIONSHIPS/CALFOREX CUP #6 UPDATE (Feb. 26)
Due to anticipated cold temperatures Saturday morning, zero time for the Mass Start has been moved back to 11am, with the race start scheduled for 12 noon. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for further updates.
CALFOREX CUP #5 - RESULTS (Feb. 25)
AB Pursuit / Sprint - cancelled, too cold
CALFOREX CUP RANKINGS (Feb. 13)
Plenty of tight races going into the final two events!
Rankings after Calforex Cup #4
ALBERTA WINTER GAMES - RESULTS (Feb. 10)
Individual / Mass Start / Sprint
Senior Boys Sprint podium
2014 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS - TEAM SELECTION (Feb. 3)
Below are percentages for selection to Team Alberta - 2014 National Championships. Athletes with "Selected" and "Eligible for Sanction" status will receive letters, via email, by February 5th.
2014 NCH Selection Percentages
TEAM ALBERTA IN ACTION IN PRINCE GEORGE (Jan. 31)
Good luck to Team Alberta athletes competing in the Western Canadian Biathlon Championships this weekend in Prince George, BC! The tour is serving as site reconnaissance/ preparation for the 2015 Canada Winter Games. Team members racing this weekend include:
Darya Sepandj, Megan Bankes, Bryn Robertson, Kendall Chong, Elyse Ewert, Brad Saunders (Foothills Nordic)
Jakob Chambers (Calgary Biathlon Racers)
Aidan Millar, Matt Strum (Canmore Nordic)
Pearce Hanna, David Singleton, Nate Gerwing (Edmonton Nordic)
The team is being led by Kristin Jensen and Tyson Smith.
ABC KINDER CUP #2 (Jan. 30)
Alberta Biathlon Club will be hosting its second Kinder Cup of the season the evening of Wednesday, February 12th in Canmore. Invitation here .
CALFOREX CUP #4 RESULTS (Jan. 28)
Here are results from Calforex Cup #4, held this past weekend in Edmonton.
Mass Start / Sprint
Senior Girls Sprint podium - photo by J. Robertson
VOTE FOR BIATHLON! (Jan. 16)
The CBC is taking a poll - vote for the winter sport you are most looking forward to at the Sochi Olympics. Vote here.
ABC ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (Jan. 10)
The Alberta Biathlon Club AGM will take place the evening of Monday, January 27th at COP. More information here.
CALFOREX CUP #3 RESULTS (Jan. 6)
AM Pursuit / AM Kurvinen Shooting Data
PM Pursuit / PM Kurvinen Shooting Data
Sunday - too cold!
NCCP - BEARS' LEADER COURSE IN CANMORE (Jan. 2)
A Bears' Leader course will be held in Canmore Saturday, January 11th. All the details here .