Education: Saranac Lake HS
Height: 5' 11" Weight: 160 lbs
- Fly Fishing
- Alpine Skiing
Did you know...?
- I could not live without snow
- My dream vacation spot is where I can ski in the morning and swim in the afternoon
- Pure relaxation is Fly-Fishing
- I love bikes; I am a bike collector
- The best place to rest is on the porch of my parents' house
- My favorite meal is Mexican food
- My best friend(s) are my teammates
- “Being the underdog, an American in biathlon, really motivates me!"
More on Tim:Tim grew up in the small town of Paul Smiths, New York, which is located just outside of the Olympic village of Lake Placid. With abundant winter snow and an active family, Tim started skiing and competing from a very young age. After competing in Nordic skiing since childhood, Tim tried biathlon when he was 13 and never looked back.
Along the way, Tim has become a three-time winter Olympian, competing in the 2006 and 2010 games. At the 2013 World Championships he won the silver medal in the 20 km Individual competition, the second American man ever to win a World Championship medal. Tim has also competed on the World Cup tour for the past ten years and during this time has accumulated multiple podium finishes and numerous top ten’s. During the 2009/2010 season he notched up three podium finishes in December to attain the number one world ranking for a portion of the season. In doing so, Tim became the first American to wear the yellow bib, marking him as the top ranked biathlete in the world.
Tim currently resides and trains out of Lake Placid, New York. Besides being close to Tim’s hometown, Lake Placid is home to the US Olympic Training Center and is surrounded by ideal training conditions. As Tim enters the prime of his career, he hopes to continue breaking barriers by becoming the first American to win an Olympic medal in the sport of biathlon.
First Year in Biathlon: 1997
Member of National Team since: 2004
Team Coach: Per Nilsson
Club: Lake Placid Biathlon
Skis & Boots: Rossignol
Poles: One Way
|World Champ.||2016||Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)||44||14||17||12||8|
|2013||Nove Mesto (CZE)||2||28||32||30||12|
|2009||Pyeong Chang (KOR)||14||11||21||28||21|
WORLD CUP TOTAL FINAL RANK
WORLD CUP TOP RESULTS (INCLUDING OWG & WCH)
|2||IN||2012/13||Nove Mesto (CZE)|
|4||MS||2012/13||Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)|
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