Name: Helen Wilson
Sport: Biathlon
Classification: Youth Team
Height: 5-4
Weight: 110 lbs.
DOB: 7/26/2001
Birthplace: Anchorage, Alaska
Hometown: Eagle River, Alaska
High School: Eagle River High School/Frontier Charter School
World Championship Experience
  • 2019 Youth World Championships (Brezno-Osrblie, Slovakia) - 69th in individual / 19th in relay / 55th in sprint / 58th in pursuit
  • 2018 Youth World Championships (Otepaa, EST) - 74th in individual / 18th in relay / 72nd in sprint
  • 2017 Youth World Championships (Brezno-Osrblie, SVK) - 62nd in individual / 67th in sprint
  • 2017 Junior World Championships (Brezno-Osrblie, SVK) - 17th in relay
Other Career Highlights
  • 2019 US Biathlon National Championships (Jericho, Vt.) - 2nd in youth sprint / 4th in youth pursuit / 6th in youth mass start
  • 2018 US Biathlon National Championships (Park City, Utah) - 5th in youth sprint / 5th in youth pursuit / 1st in youth mass start
  • 2018 Open Junior European Championships (Pokljuka, SLO) - 18th in relay / 69th in individual / 86th in sprint
  • 2018 IBU Junior Cup (Nove Mesto, CZE) - 55th in sprint / 64th in sprint
Personal: Hobbies: trail running, figure skating and playing the piano...My dream vacation spot is…. somewhere sunny...When traveling, the thing I miss the most is….. my cat ...My favorite meal is…. one shared with others ...I never leave the house without….. a Hydroflask...If I were not an athlete, I would… a top secret CIA agent

MORE ON HELEN: Helen started skiing when she was 7 years old through a program called Eagle River Junior Nordic. She later joined a more competitive club called Alaska Nordic Racing (ANR) at the age of 13 and began biathlon the same year through her dad (FUN FACT: the first time she ever did biathlon was a race!). She attended Eagle River High School her freshman year and competed in cross country running, cross country skiing, and track and field. She lettered in all three and was the fastest female on the ski team.

Helen also competed in World Junior Trials when they were held in Anchorage at the age of 14, as well as participated in the Arctic Winter Games in snowshoe biathlon held in Nuuk, Greenland. Her sophomore year she unexpectedly qualified for YJWCH,and competed in Osrblie, Slovakia, followed by Junior Nationals in Lake Placid, New York. At the end of the season Helen also took part in the Swedish Exchange program where she experienced what it was like to be a biathlete at Sollefteå Skidgymnasium. This season, Helen raced in NorAm Cup #1 held in Canmore, Canada, qualified for YJWCH in Estonia, as well as IBU Junior Cup #3 and IBU Junior European Championships.