Thanks to Bec Miskin for sharing this dynamic photo of Lulu. Lulu’s on our National Development Team and this is her first season training and competing in Europe after some years at Canmore in Canada. She’s been busy at all the IBU Junior events in Trimester 1, at the IBU development Camp, Lenzerheide, IBU Junior Cups 1and 2. This photo was taken at the Youth /Junior World Championships At Osrblie, Slovakia. She did so well at the Youth Individual Race placing 75/100 with 3
AUS has a wonderful turnout at the 2019 Youth/Junior World Championships. AUS Youth: Men: Christian Mahon Women: Lulu Miskin and Isabella Moon AUS Junior : Men: Jethro Mahon, Will Neuhaus and Archie Gordon women: Darcie Morton The events go for a number of days till 4th February Follow our AUS team and get their live results here: Results for 2019 YJWCH
Isabella Moon from Sydney reports from the training camp in Europe: Going to IBU Junior Cups 1 & 2 was an incredible experience as these were my first international races. I was very happy with my results and was able to experience what it is like to compete in world-renowned venues!
I am training hard in the lead up to my biggest race yet, YJWCH in Slovakia at the end of January. I am really looking forward to the opportunity to represent Australia on the world stage at J
(Tom’s on the bottom RHS of the photo. Image credit : Ryan Buckley) I was very fortunate to be able to attend the Junior IBU/IOC development camp held in Lenzerheide Switzerland in December last year with Lulu and coach Ryan Buckley. I trained and lived with other athletes from different countries around the world at the Lenzerheide biathlon arena. I shared a room with the two Kiwi’s, Campbell and Angus as well as Hans Christian from Estonia.
The training required us to ski
Here’s a picture of Jorja competing in a regional race in Lillehammer run out of the Birkebeiner stadium where she is training currently. She won silver in the race she is pictured in here which was an individual race on the 13/01. Go Jorja! Jorja is one of your youth biathletes to watch. She lives in Wodonga and over the European winter, trains in Norway. #biathlon #Lillehammer #birkenbinerstadium #Jorja #biathlontraining
Poland this evening - Jill scored 129.61 points , ranked 49th of 84 competitors with 1 penalty. Well done! The results speak for themselves. An explanation of what the points mean: The IBU takes the average of the three best points from the previous 3 trimesters to determine qualification to participate in senior competition. 150 points to qualify for World Cup 180 points to qualify for World Championships 250 points to qualify to continue in the following semester ‘s IBU Cu
Sydney sider Mark spent at week at Mt Hotham training and having quality time with the family. The Biathlon range is available for members of the Australian Biathlon Association to train at upon request. Mark trained with coach Tosh and masters athlete Rachael. "It was great to be in the cool mountain air and shooting at real metal Biathlon targets." They ran through various run/shoot drills. "While I've been here with the family we have been able to go bushwalking, mountain
Today Jill Colebourn was notified she’s been offered a place to compete at World Championships! Naturally she’s going. This is the first time an AUS woman has competed at this level since Lucy Glanville. The IBU has a system where qualification to World Championships and World Cup and as well as the Olympics, depends on BOTH personal qualification AND that your nation has a place. For World Champs The top 30 nations are guaranteed places and for the rest, only a further 10 at