ARCHIVED NEWS - MAY/JUNE 2009
WELCOME TO NEW BOARD MEMBERS (June 29)
Biathlon Alberta extends a big welcome to the following new members of the Board of Directors, acclaimed at the recent Annual General Meeting in Hinton:
Andrew Lyon - VP, Technical
Rick Watson - Director at Large
Returning to the Board are the following members:
Karin Kaarsoo - VP, Administration
Sherry Thompson - Treasurer
Connie Saari-Heckley - Chair, PR/Marketing
Rolf Wenzel - Director at Large
Ken Davies - President
Roddy Ward - Chair, Coaching Development
Noel Charchuk - Chair, Officials' Development
Finally, many thanks to Sharon Chesham, who leaves the Board after several years in the role of Secretary. Thanks Sharon!
DAVE BRADLEY - BIATHLON CANADA'S 2008/09
COACH OF THE YEAR (June 25)
Foothills Nordic Coach Dave Bradley recently received his Coach of the Year Award (including Zeiss optics) from Biathlon Canada VP Domestic Carol Henley. Congratulation Dave! Photos courtesy D.Wunderlich.
ALBERTA BIATHLETES NAMED OLYMPIC FORERUNNERS (May 28)
Congratulations to a number of young Alberta biathletes, selected to serve as forerunners at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. Read all about it here.
VIDEO GAMES LINKED TO IMPROVED EYESIGHT (May 7)
A recent interesting story from New Scientist Magazine links playing video games to improved eyesight.