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Biathlon Introductory Sessions

Interested in Biathlon?  Want to give it a go in a safe environment.  The London based Roller Ski Co are laying on 3 courses in conjunction with Laser Biathlon: – Dorney Lake, Sunday 14th October – Brownlee Cycle Circuit, Leeds, Sunday 2nd September – Redbridge Cycle Circuit, Sunday 7th October Follow the link here for more details: http://rollerski.co.uk/biathlon_courses.html

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Rollerskiing!! – The way into Biathlon

As the days get longer and we start to get out of winter, the opportunities for getting on snow are starting to diminish rapidly. Biathlon has one distinct advantage over many other winter sports in that it is possible to train and compete through the summer on rollerskis.  With this in mind we met Iain Ballentine from www.rollerski.co.uk and London XC

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BBU Training Camp 1: 6th – 20th May 2018, Arbroath

The BBU will run the first of a series of 4, two-week training camps designed to deliver a progressive path to selection of a GB National Squad for the 2018/19 Biathlon Season.  The first of these camps will take place at the Royal Marines base RM Condor, Arbroath, Scotland and will run from Sunday 6th May until Sunday 20th May. Subsequent camps will take

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British National and Army Championships – Ruhpolding, GER

Last week saw some fantastic racing at the British National and Army Biathlon Championships in Ruhpolding, Germany which culminated on Thursday 8th of February with the Patrol Race.  1 Regt RLC took victory, beating the Royal Navy team with the AAC Ladies winning in the Ladies patrol race. In the BBU events, the overall British Champion in the men’s event was

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Amanda Lightfoot 67th in the Olympic 7.5km Sprint

British Biathlete Amanda Lightfoot acheived 67th position today in the Women’s 7.5 Km Sprint in PyeongChang, South Korea.  Two-time Olympian equalled the best result by a British female biathlete at an Olympic Games by placing 67th. Amanda picked up three shooting penalties, two in the prone and one standing during windy conditions, but still matched the achievements of Emma Fowler in the

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Open Meeting – Kurhaus, Ruhpolding 17:45, Saturday 3rd February 2018

The new BBU Board will be in Ruhpolding for the British Championships next week.  We are planning to hold an open meeting/Q&A session in the Kurhaus in Ruhpolding for anyone who would like to join us.  We will try to answer as many questions as possible about the current situation and our future ambitions for Biathlon in the UK.  Please feel

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Amanda Lightfoot Selected To Represent GB at the PyeongChang Olympic Games

Amanda Lightfoot has today been selected as Team GB’s sole biathlete for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.   The 30-year-old from South Shields returns to Olympic competition after featuring four years ago at Sochi 2014. Lightfoot finished 71st in the 15km individual event in Russia, following her 75th place in the 7.5km sprint – her Olympic debut.   Competing four

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