Susan Dunklee used a broom handle and cleaned her first World Cup-caliber race on Friday, leading the U.S. women to a repeat 11th at IBU World Championships in the 4 x 6 k relay. The Canadian women got off to a strong start and settled for 12th.
What does it feel like to have Tora Berger breathing down your neck? Ask Germany’s Andrea Henkel, Ukraine’s Olena Pidhrushna or Italy’s Karin Oberhofer, who started the final leg of the 4 x 6-kilometer women’s relay with a mere 40-second head start.
Norway's Emil Hegle Svendsen is off to one heck of a start at Biathlon World Champs with three wins in as many races. Brian Gregg found similar success in two out of three races over the long weekend, and Sophie Caldwell made the Scando Cup podium in a skate sprint.