Name: Amanda Kautzer
Sport: Biathlon
Discipline(s): Biathlon
Classification: Junior Team
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
DOB: 5/2/1998
Birthplace: Singapore
Hometown: Plymouth, Minn.
High School: Benilde-St. Margaret's School (St. Louis Park, Minnesota) '16
College: Michigan Technological University
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 Youth World Championships (Brezno-Osrblie, SVK) - 42nd in pursuit / 53rd in individual / 59th in sprint / 13th in relay
  • 2016 Youth World Championships (Cheile Gradistei, ROU) - 52nd in sprint / 55th in pursuit / 59th in individual / 16th in relay
  • 2015 Youth World Championships (Minsk-Raubichi, BLR) - 39th in sprint / 46th in pursuit / 54th in individual / 12th in relay
Youth Olympic Games Experience
  • 2016 Youth Olympic Games (Lillehammer, NOR) - 10th in sprint / 27th in pursuit / 7th in mixed relay
Other Career Highlights
  • 2017 Open Junior European Championships (Nove Mesto, CZE) - 80th in individual / 91st in sprint
  • 2017 IBU Junior Cup (Pokljuka, SLO) - 8th in mixed relay / 44th in sprint / 44th in sprint
  • 2014 U.S. National Championships, 1st (classic sprint)
Personal: Daughter of Bradley and Julienne Kautzer...Has one sister, Jessica...Started skiing in seventh grade when she intended to join her school’s alpine ski team but went to the Nordic meeting instead and loved it...Three years later she qualified for Junior Nationals and started biathlon...She is the only skier in her family; her parents, sister, cousins, aunts and uncles all competed in swimming...Hobbies include alpine skiing, water skiing, reading and photography...Also competed in swimming, Nordic skiing, cross-country running, track and field and clay target shooting...Plays the violin and is a member of two orchestras....Pursuing degrees in Biomedical Engineering & Engineering Management at Michigan Technological University