US Biathlon Talent Identification Camp
Olympic Training Center
Lake Placid, New York
Arrival: June 17th – camp starts on Monday June 18th at 8:00 AM
Departure: June 21st – camp ends June 21st at 11:00 AM
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
Gear for indoor and outdoor sport
Roller skis, ski boots, poles
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.
Application For US Biathlon Talent Identification Camp
Due May 5th, 2018, but the sooner you apply the better!
Date of Birth: Email: Cell phone:
Parents names and cell phone (for emergency contact):
Coach’s name, email and phone (optional):
High School and or College Graduation Dates: Grade in school or college:
Right or Left handed: Height: Weight:
Do you have access to a biathlon rifle (not required):
List several of your best cross-country skiing results from the past two seasons (Cross Country National Champs, JNs, regional JNQs, State HS Champs, College Races, NCAA Champs, USSA Points, FIS Points):
What other sports do you compete in? Please list some of your top results (times and distances) from the past two years. Please list team sports as well:
Have you had any laboratory testing: lactate profile or max VO2? If so, please include results:
What were your training hours last year?
What are you goals in sport?
Why are you interested in Biathlon?