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As the only senior American woman at Under-26 Open European Championships in Ridnaun, Italy, Susan Dunklee didn’t get the chance to start a relay on Thursday. “I’m disappointed, but I don’t want to make a big deal out of it,” she told FasterSkier. But while sitting on the sidelines might not have seemed as fun as racing, a couple of her teammates had even more frustrating days. The American men’s relay team, after a promising...

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The American and Canadian teams have been off to a good start in Ridnaun, Italy, collecting three top-20 finishes in the opening individual-format races at IBU Under-26/Open European Championships. On Monday, the men kicked things off in the 20 k individual race, a format where each missed shot represents a one-minute time penalty. Tyson Smith of Canada missed only two of his twenty shots and finished 19th, just under four minutes behind Artem Pryma of...

Zach Hall (NIKISKI, AK) was nominated to the U26 Championship Team.  The U26 Championships will be held in conjunction with the European Championships in Otepaa, Estonia.  This is the inaugural year for a championship for U26, and will be a great opportunity for the top young seniors to compete on the international level.  It will be a very full schedule with all 5 Olympic formats being contested:  Sprint, Pursuit, Individual, Mass Start and Relay. Zach...