As Nationwide Ammunition Shortage Hits Gun-Shop Shelves, Biathletes Seek Bullets
Seth AdamsJuly 17, 20142
For the last five years, there has been an ammunition shortage in the U.S. The shortage is most acute in inexpensive rimfire-type ammunition, particularly .22-caliber, which is preferred by competitive and recreational shooters (i.e. biathletes). Coaches from several U.S. biathlon clubs weigh in on whether they've experienced issues with obtaining team ammo.