All four of the Western Interior Ski/Biathlon Association’s
biathlon representatives for the 2010 took part in a
biathlon clinic at in Anchorage last week. The clinic was
five days in length. The instructor for the clinic was Algis Shalna,
who was a three time World Champion in biathlon and earned a Gold Medal
in biathlon for the Soviet Union at the 1984 in Sarajevo.
He served as the head coach for the United States Biathlon team from
1994 – 2006, which included four Olympics games. He is currently works
with the United States collegiate program, and does clinics around the
country during the summer.
The other big announcement is that three of our kids applied for, and
were awarded, scholarship rifles throught the Anchorage Biathlon