Advanced Biathlon Team
Biathlon is a great way for students to combine their love for adventure and winter endurance sports.
This winter is the 7th year of our school’s Biathlon Team. Biathlon is a great way for students to combine their love for adventure and winter endurance sports. Whether you are a spectator or a participant, Biathlon is one of TEA’s favorite sports that you won’t want to miss!
Advanced Biathlon Details
Who: Available to 6th – 12th grade student-athletes with previous biathlon TEAm experience (full season/s worth of experience).
Where: Training will take place at Tahoe Donner XC in Truckee, CA.
When: January to March. We will practice in December if trails open. The practice and race schedule is listed on our school calendar here.
Practice Days: Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from the end school to 5PM. Student-athletes will be bussed from Base Camp to Tahoe Donner XC.
Coaches: Eric Martin, Lorenzo Worster and teacher-coaches TBA.
Experts: Brian Halligan, former World Cup Competitor.
Season Format: The Advanced Biathlon TEAm is limited to 25 student-athletes. TEAm spots are only available to experienced and committed student-biathletes. Training will focus primarily on dry-land fitness training, technical on-snow training, multiple range sessions and high intensity skate workouts.
The Advanced Biathlon TEAm will compete in CNISSF / Tah Neva League races and western Biathlon Races.
TEAm Size: 25 students
Equipment Rental: Biathletes skate-ski all winter. If your child doesn’t have their own set you will need to rent Skate Skis, Boots and Poles (no classic skis).
Auburn Ski Club Membership: TEA athletes will train with .22 caliber rifles at the ASC shooting range. Sessions are instructed by former World Cup Competitor, Brian Halligan and other experts. For more on ASC, please visit their website here.
Registration: Private link.