United States Biathlon Association

Dickinson Books World Cup Spot; Schommer, Dreissigacker, Reid to National Team Camp

For some American biathletes, there was a lot on the line in Jericho, Vermont this past weekend. Saturday and Sunday were rollerski biathlon competitions that served as the third and fourth of a four-race team selection series. Six athletes – Susan Dunklee, Clare Egan, Lowell Bailey, Leif Nordgren, Sean Doherty, and Tim Burke – had already booked their places for the first period of World Cup racing thanks to results from last season. But between...

U.S. Biathlon Names 11 to 2017/18 National Team, More on Development Squads

The U.S. Biathlon Association (USBA) has named five women and six men to its senior national team for the 2017/2018 season, and 14 more athletes to its several development teams. The nominations are headlined by Lowell Bailey and Susan Dunklee, both of whom won individual medals at 2017 World Championships in Hochfilzen, Austria. They are joined on the “A” team by their World Championships teammates Clare Egan, Joanne Reid, Maddie Phaneuf, Tim Burke, Leif Nordgren,...

Bailey’s Tenth Headlines North American Performances in Hochfilzen; Crawford and Heinicke Top-30 for Canadian Women

Just like last year at this competition, Lowell Bailey had a good thing going. Today, though, he was able to clean his final stage and stay into the top ten; USBA President Max Cobb called the perfect late-race shooting a big accomplishment, and something that Bailey has been working on. Plus, more from the other North American biathletes.

After ‘Zero Preparation’ Specific to Opening World Cups, Top American Biathletes Satisfied with Results

ÖSTERSUND, Sweden – For two guys who were aiming for the medals last year and ended 2012 ranked in the top 20 of the World Cup, the biathlon season doesn’t, by outward appearance, seem to be off to a great start. Neither Lowell Bailey nor Tim Burke made a strong impression in Wednesday’s 20 k individual (they placed in the mid-30’s), then Burke skied from 18th to 15th in today’s pursuit and Bailey from 30th...