Name: Susan Dunklee
Sport: Biathlon
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 140 lbs
DOB: 2/13/1986
Birthplace: Newport, Vt.
Hometown: Barton, Vt.
High School: St. Johnsbury Academy '04
College: Dartmouth '08, Ecology
Team/Club: Craftsbury Green Racing Project
Coach(es): Jonne Kahkonen
Olympic Experience
  • 2014 (Sochi, RUS) - 11th in mass start / 14th in sprint / 18th in pursuit / 34th in individual / 7th in relay / 8th in mixed relay
World Championship Experience
  • 2017 (Hochfilzen, AUT) - silver medal in mass start
  • 2016 (Oslo Holmenkollen, NOR) - 8th in sprint
  • 2015 (Kontiolahti, FIN) - 12th in individual
  • 2013 (Nove Mesto, CZE) - 15th in individual
  • 2012 (Ruhpolding, GER) - 5th in individual
Personal: Hobbies include hiking, unicycling, reading, jigsaw puzzles, gardening, camping...Member of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project, a group of professional post-collegiate athletes (cross country skiers, biathletes and rowers) who promote sustainability and endurance sports in their local community
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More on Susan:

Susan learned how to ski at age 2 with her family.  She learned how to shoot at age 22 when she moved to Lake Placid, NY to join US Biathlon's development program.  Her father, Stan Dunklee, competed in the 1976 and 1980 Olympics as a cross country skier.

During her rookie season on the World Cup in 2011-12 Susan placed 5th in the World Championship's Individual race in Ruhpolding, Germany, tying the best ever result by an American woman.

Susan currently lives in Vermont and is a member of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project, a group of professional post-collegiate athletes (cross country skiers, biathletes and rowers) who promote sustainability and endurance sports in their local community. She splits her time training between Craftsbury and Lake Placid, the headquarters of the national team.


SPORT DATA

Biathlon Since: 2008, XC Ski Racing since: 1991
Member of National Team since:  2008
Skis:  Fischer
Boots:  Fischer
Poles:  OneWay
Club:  Craftsbury
Coaches:  Jonne Kahkonen

TOP RESULTS

 LEVEL  YEAR  EVENT  IN   SP   PU   MS   RL  MRL
 Olympic Games  2014  Sochi (RUS)  34  14  18  12    7   9
 World Champ.  2017  Hochfilzen (AUT)   6  29  22   2  14  16
   2016  Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)  18   8  10  11  13  
   2015   Kontiolahti (FIN)  12  42  34  20  12  
   2013   Nove Mesto (CZE)  15  49  47    11  
   2012  Ruhpolding (GER)   5  55  36  16  11  

WORLD CUP TOTAL FINAL RANK

2016/17  - 10
2015/16  - 14
2014/15  - 17
2013/14  - 23
2012/13  - 40
2011/12  - 34

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

POS   COMP.   SEASON    EVENT 
 2  SP  2015/2016  Presque Isle, ME (USA)
 3  SP  2016/2017  Nove Mesto (CZE)
 3  SP  2013/2014  Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)
 4   PU  2016/2017  Nove Mesto (CZE)
 4  SP  2013/2014  Antholz-Anterselva (ITA)
 5  SP  2016/2017  Kontiolahti (FIN)
 5  PU  2016/2017  PyeongChang (KOR)
 5  SP  2016/2017  PyeongChang (KOR)
 5  PU  2016/2017  Pokljuka (SLO)
 5  PU  2015/2016  Presque Isle, ME (USA)
 5  IN  2011/2012  Ruhpolding (GER)