US Biathlon Talent ID Camp

Lake Placid, New York

June 18 - 22, 2017


US Biathlon Talent Identification Camp

Olympic Training Center

Lake Placid, New York

Dates:

Arrival: June 18th – camp starts on Monday June 19th at 8:00 AM

Departure: June 22rd – camp ends June 22rd at 11:00 AM

Camp Activities:

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

  • Physical tests, for example: uphill run
  • Roller ski technique training with World Championship Medalist: Lowell Bailey, Susan Dunklee, Tim Burke, and Olympic Champion Andrea Henkel Burke
  • Shooting drills and precision test
  • Question and answer sessions with World Championship Medalist: Lowell Bailey, Susan Dunklee, Tim Burke, and Olympic Champion Andrea Henkel Burke
  • 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 by May 5, 2017.

Invitations: will go out latest by May 15th

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 free of charge.