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21.07.2016
A Sunny Training Day with Marie and Simon
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
A few days before heading to Norway for a team training camp and the Blink festival races, Marie Dorin Habert and Simon Fourcade are at "home," rollerskiing on the trails at sun-drenched Correncon-en-Vercors. It is just another normal day when not in a training camp for these two residents of Villard de Lans, France, just 5 km down the valley.
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18.07.2016
Marriage for Dasha and Ole Einar
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Late last Saturday evening, a single photo announced the "biathlon wedding of the year," Darya Domracheva and Ole Einar Björndalen were now man and wife. The photo was accompanied with a single line, "What a nice day."
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15.07.2016
Martin and Friends: Cycling the Long Road to Gavarnie
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
An almost clear sky at sunrise was a nice change from the previous rainy day as Martin Fourcade and three friends set out at 8 am on an out-and–back cycling tour of almost 100 km through the Pyrenees. The planned trip from Argeles Gazost to the top of the Gavarnie Col de Tentes at 2208 meters would be Fourcade's second big cycling tour of high peaks in the past four days. Just three days prior, he had cycled about 90 km to the top of the legendary Col du Tourmalet, just a day after the Tour de France had passed over one of the hardest climbs of the 23-day event.
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12.07.2016
Cows, Rain, One Fan and a Long Uphill for Martin
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
It is 9:15 AM and the streets of the small of Pierrefitte-Nestalas in the French Pyrenees are quiet, except for one sound, the "clack, clack, clack" of Martin Fourcade's ski poles as they hit the pavement. Ahead is a solitary 19K uphill trek to Lac d'Estaing, climbing from 460 meters to 1163 meters, followed by a fast downhill through rural France on a single lane road; just another day at the summer office for the top-ranked biathlete in the world.
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29.06.2016
June Camps: Cycling, Kayaking, Hiking in the Summer Sun
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
May marked the start of training for the new season. Now, with summer officially here as of June 20; the "sunshine season" began along with another step in the training cycle for many teams; the first longer camps away from home with a few twists to the traditional running/shooting routine.
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01.06.2016
Retirement for Alexander Os…and More Athletes
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
The end of May saw another biathlete Norway's Alexander Os added to the list of retirements this spring.
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25.05.2016
Back in Business: First Training Camps Home and Away
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Most athletes have been getting back into the training routine at home over the past couple of weeks. Now, they are getting back in business with the first official training camps preparing for the 2016-17 season. These first camps are mostly about volume training, restarting the shooting program with slow-fire shooting for accuracy; basic preparation for the hard summer months to come.
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23.05.2016
Medvedtsev to Coach Russian Women; Guzik Surgery
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The Russian Biathlon Union recently announced its coaching staffs for the coming season that included Valeriy Medvedtsev as Women's Head Coach, replacing Sergei Konovalov.
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13.05.2016
Gabriela Soukalova, Marries Petr Koukal
Copyright IBU/Idnes.cz
World Cup Total Score winner and multi-Olympic medalist Gabriela Soukalova married her long-time boyfriend Petr Koukal in an afternoon ceremony at the unfinished gothic Church in Panenský Týnec in the Czech Republic's Central Bohemian Mountains near the town of Zichovec.
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10.05.2016
New Norwegian Shooting Coach: Siegfried Mazet
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
The Norwegian Biathlon Association announced their World Cup coaching staffs for the coming season this afternoon in Oslo, with big changes coming on the men's team. Long-time French Coach Siegfried Mazet takes over as shooting coach and will work alongside cross-country specialist Egil Kristiansen who will direct physical training.
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