More Melbourne Summer laser biathlon!
Recently, Australian Biathlon held the third Summer laser biathlon event at METEC Driver Training Centre, Bayswater, Melbourne.
The largest group of participants so far rollerskiied, Skiked, scootered and ran around the track, in Mass Start and Relay events. A great time was had by all! There’s a short break, then the Autumn Series starts on 18 May, followed by events on 1st and 15th of June. Winter is coming
There's Summer Laser Biathlon fun happening this Sunday, 6 April, at Wodonga.
Time to grab your mountain bike, helmet and waterbottle, and get to Victory Lutheran College, Drages Road, Wodonga.
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Hotham Early Bird Season Passes
The All Resorts Early Bird prices have now been released and are available online but only until the 30th of April 2014 !
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16 March 2014
This morning the second in the current summer laser biathlon series was held at METEC in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, and it was another success.
Biathletes aged from 11 to 50s took part in a Mass Start, Super Sprint Relay and Individual Time Trial, with even more athletes taking part in this second event compared with the February races. In total, there were nearly forty people rollerskiing, Skiking, scootering, running, officiating/cheering on.
The third event in this First series is on Sunday 30 March, with a Second series planned for May to June. A great way to warm up for the winter!
IBU Youth/Junior World Champs – Damon Morton stars
Of the twenty-four Australians participating in biathlon events in the 2013/14 Northern Hemisphere season, the highest-placed athlete to date is Damon Morton.
Morton, 17, from Marlo, VIC, has been participating in Youth events this season. The highlight of his 2013/14 campaign is his result in the Youth Men Sprint at World Youth/Juniors Championships, which are underway at Presque Isle, Maine, USA. Damon placed 11th out of a field of 62 finishers, in a time of 20:32.4 (0+2), 57.4 seconds behind the combined result of the top three finishers.
This is the best result for any Australian athlete, Men or Women, at IBU Youth/Junior World Championships, in recent years.
Full results may be found at www.biathlonworld.com
Summer Biathlon eventS for 2014
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Australian Winter events at Mt Hotham for 2014 include the Paul Family Race Weekend, Victorian Championships and Australian Championships.
Other on-snow events at Mt Hotham include a July camp, plus Come and Try events (dates tbc).
The second Lake Mountain Laser Challenge will also take place in July/August.
The second Trans Tasman Challenge will take place 12/13 July, at Snow Farm New Zealand
Off-mountain, (summer) training will take place at Hawthorn, Wodonga and Wangaratta, details tbc.
Laser summer biathlon commences at Hawthorn Tuesday 11 February and runs 4:00 to 5:00 pm.
See events calendar page for more detail
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