Name: Clare Egan
Sport: Biathlon
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 125lbs
DOB: 11/19/1987
Hometown: Cape Elizabeth, Maine
High School: Cape Elizabeth High School, '06
College: Wellesley '10 - International Communication, UNH '12 - MA Linguistics
Team/Club: Craftsbury Green Racing Project
Coach(es): Armin Auchentaller
Other Career Highlights
  • 2020 World Championships (Antholz, ITA) 13th in mixed relay / 26th in sprint / 46th in pursuit / 58th in individual / 15th in relay
  • 2019 World Championships (Ostersund, SWE) - 53rd in individual / 11th in sprint / 12th in pursuit / 26th in mass start / 9th in relay / 19th in mixed relay
  • 2017 World Championships (Hochfilzen, AUT) - 22nd in individual / 20th in sprint / 41st in pursuit / 24th in mass start / 14th in relay / 16th in mixed relay
  • 2016 World Championships (Oslo, NOR) - 66th in individual / 84th in sprint / 13th in relay
  • 2015 World Championships (Kontiolahti, FIN) - 51st in individual / 39th in sprint / 51st in pursuit / 11th in relay
  • 2018 Olympian
  • 5x World Championship Teams
  • 3rd place, Mass Start, 2019 World Cup Final, @ Oslo, Norway
  • 6th place, Pursuit, 2018 World Cup @ Pokljuka, Solvenia
  • 6th Place, Individual, 2020 World Cup @ Pokljuka, Slovenia
  • 18th Overall, 2018-2019 World Cup season
Personal: Hobbies & interests: traveling, learning languages, dancing, guitar, going to the spa, gardening, food and wine
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Did you know...? 
My dream vacation spot is… Big Major Cay ("Pig Island"), Bahamas 
When traveling, the thing I miss the most is… my stuffed animal pig, Hilda 
My favorite meal is… (vegetarian) risotto 
I never leave my house without… my lucky pigs 
If I were not an athlete, I would... have a pet miniature piglet 


More on Clare:

Clare started skiing in middle school for Cape Nordic and was a Maine high school state champion and two-time member of the New England Junior National team. As an undergraduate student at Wellesley College, she ran cross-country and track and started the Wellesley Ski Team. After graduating in 2010, Clare spent a year at the University of New Hampshire, where she competed in Division I cross-country, track, and Nordic skiing while pursuing a master's degree in linguistics. She joined the Craftsbury Green Racing Project cross-country ski team in June of 2011 and competed in her first biathlon race in 2013. In January of 2015 she made her biathlon World Cup debut and since then she has represented the US Biathlon Team at five World Championships as well as the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. In March of 2019, Clare reached the World Cup podium for the first time, taking bronze in the mass start at the Word Cup final in Oslo, Norway. 

Clare speaks five languages and was elected in 2018 to Chair the International Biathlon Union Athletes’ Committee until 2022. She lives in Lake Placid, New York.

SPORT DATA 

Biathlon Since: 2013, cross-country ski racing since: 2002 
Member of National Team since:  2015 
Skis:  Salomon  
Boots:  Salomon 
Club:  Craftsbury Green Racing Project  
Coach:  Armin Auchentaller

WORLD CUP TOTAL FINAL RANK

2019/20  - 42
2018/19  - 18
2017/18  - 63
2016/17  - 55
2015/16  - 67
2014/15  - 94

WORLD CUP TOP RESULTS (INCL. OWG AND WCH.) 

POS COMP. SEASON EVENT
3 MS 2018/19 Oslo (NOR) WC
6 IN 2019/20 Pokljuka (SLO) WC
6 PU 2018/19 Pokljuka (SLO) WC
9 PU 2018/19 Oslo (NOR) WC
11 SP 2018/19 Ostersund (SWE) WCH
11 PU 2018/19 Antholz (ITA) WC
12 SP 2018/19 Oslo (NOR) WC
12 PU 2018/19 Ostersund (SWE) WCH
13 SP 2018/19 Oberhof (GER) WC
13 SP 2017/18 Kontiolahti (FIN) WC