23-26 Jun

US Biathlon Tryout Camp

Lake Placid, New York

US Biathlon Tryout Camp
Olympic Training Center
Lake Placid, NY

Dates:
Start June 23rd, after lunch
End: June 26th, after lunch

Camp Activities:
US Biathlon is looking for talented endurance athletes who are interested in becoming world-class competitors.  The tryout camp will help us evaluate your stage in this journey.

-        Physical tests, e.g. uphill run, 30 meter test

-        Strength tests and flexibility screening

-        Roller ski technique training with World Cup athletes Tim Burke, Susan Dunklee and Olympic Champion Andrea Henkel

-        Shooting drills and precision test

-        Question and answer sessions with World Cup athletes Tim Burke, Susan Dunklee and Olympic Champion Andrea Henkel

-        Final running Biathlon competition running at the Olympic Biathlon venue Mt van Hoevenberg

Needed material:

-        Gear for indoor and outdoor sport

-        Gym shoes

-        Running shoes

-        Roller skis, ski boots, poles

-        Writing material

Applications: please fill out the attached application form and email it to US Biathlon Chief of Sport Bernd Eisenbichler:b_eisenbichler@yahoo.de

Invitationswill go out latest by May 20th

Travel: Applicants are responsible for their own travel.  Those arriving by air should plan to arrive in Albany, NY.

Housing & Meals: The camp will take place at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, NY.  Meals and lodging will be provided there.

Application For US Biathlon Tryout Camp