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Smith at home recuperating from skiing accident in Canada

Smith at home recuperating from skiing accident in Canada

Methow Valley native Casey Smith, a member of the U.S. Biathlon Team, is back home near Winthrop recuperating from multiple injuries suffered in a skiing accident at the International Biathlon Cup races in Canmore, Alberta. In a blog posting last Friday (March 13), Smith said that “after 11 days I was released from the hospital...

Dickinson wins Junior National Biathlon Championship

By Mike Maltais
Winthrop’s Kelsey Dickinson, a Methow Valley Nordic Team (MVNT) alumnus, finished first in all three of her races at the U.S. Biathlon National Championships at Jericho, Maine, March 14 – 16 to clinch the national title in the Junior Women’s category. Dickinson, now competing for …
In uniform

In uniform

Liberty Bell High School junior Elise Putnam navigates the course at the National Guard Biathlon Championships held last Friday at Jericho, Vt. Putnam, who recently enlisted in the National Guard, qualified for the championships after winning two events while competing on the National Guard Biathlon Team at the Western Region Championships last month in Alaska....
Private Putnam competes at National Guard Biathlon Championships

Private Putnam competes at National Guard Biathlon Championships

Liberty Bell High School junior Elise Putnam, who will be competing in the National Guard Biathlon Championships in Jericho, Vt., later this week, recently enlisted in the Washington National Guard. Following enlistment, Private Putnam joined the Washington National Guard Biathlon Team in Alaska for the Western Region Finals, where she placed first in both the...
Maine performer

Maine performer

Winthrop’s Kelsey Dickinson shot a clean round and placed 22nd among 47 racers in the 7.5-kilometer sprint last Saturday during competition in the Biathlon World Junior Championships held at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle, Maine. Dickinson, now attending the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., finished the course in 23 minutes, 22.5...

Three local biathletes compete in IBU Open European Championships

By Mike Maltais
Biathletes Casey Smith, Kelsey Dickinson and Paul Everett spent last week in Nove Mesto, Czech Republic, skiing, shooting and placing in the International Biathlon Union’s Open European Championships. Smith just missed …

Give biathlon a try at Mazama

If you have ever wondered what the sport of biathlon is all about, then the Try Biathlon event hosted by Methow Valley Biathlon on Feb. 15 offers a chance to learn more. The event is open to participants 9 and older and will offer details on equipment, history, training and safety, and even allow participants...
Everett, Dickinson make U.S. World Junior Biathlon Team

Everett, Dickinson make U.S. World Junior Biathlon Team

Methow Valley Biathlon members Paul Everett and Kelsey Dickinson have been nominated to the U.S. Biathlon World Junior Championship Team and the European Championship Team (junior category) …
Smith on top

Smith on top

Winthrop super biathlete Casey Smith, center, was the overall winner of a four-race series at the U.S. International Biathlon Union Cup trials in Grand Rapids, Minn., last week. Smith scored two firsts, a second and a third place to earn a trip to the IBU Cup races in Italy in January. Photo courtesy of Casey...
Smith competes at Canmore, leads NorAm series

Smith competes at Canmore, leads NorAm series

By Mike Maltais
Winthrop biathlete Casey Smith is off to a fast start in this season’s Nordic competition circles and is currently leading the Men’s Division of the North American Cup series.