2018 US Biathlon Talent ID Camp

April 23, 2018, 7:46 p.m. (ET)

US Biathlon Talent Identification Camp

Olympic Training Center

Lake Placid, New York

Dates:

Arrival: June 17th – camp starts on Monday June 18th at 8:00 AM

Departure: June 21st – camp ends June 21st 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 5th: b_eisenbichler@yahoo.de

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!

Email to US Biathlon Chief of Sport Bernd Eisenbichler: b_eisenbichler@yahoo.de

Name:

Address:

Date of Birth: Email: Cell phone:

Parents names and cell phone (for emergency contact):

Ski/Biathlon Club/School/College:

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?