Biathlon is a great way for students to combine their love for adventure and 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 sports. Whether you are a spectator or a participant, Biathlon is one of TEA’s favorite sports that you won’t want to miss!
Who: Biathlon TEAm is only available to 5th – 12th-grade student-athletes.
Where: Training will take place at Tahoe Donner XC and Auburn Ski Club located on Donner Summit.
When: January to March
Coaches: Eric Martin and TEA teacher-coaches TBA.
Experts: Glenn Jobe (former Olympic Biathlete) & Lenka Sterling (NCAA National Champion Nordic Skier).
TEAm Format: Per Auburn Ski Club range, space and coaching limits there are only 30 spots available for Biathlon Spots will be offered to committed, experienced student-athletes first, openings will be filled thereafter with interested student-athletes. Within this TEAm coaches will scale practices based on age and experience. We plan on having four + coaches this season to provide the best possible student-athlete experience.
TEAm Size: 30 students
Equipment Rental: Biathletes skate-ski all winter. If your child doesn’t have their own set (very common) you can rent thru Alpenglow @ Tahoe XC. You only 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. Every TEAm member will take a gun safety course prior to training, provided by ASC’s expert range master and staff. Sessions are instructed by former Winter Olympian Glenn Jobe and other experts. For more on ASC, please visit their website here.
This membership costs $230 for Winter ‘19, please register and pay ASC direct using this link. ASC membership thru this Biathlon TEAm includes the below:
– Three one hour Biathlon Range Training Sessions (one per month) beginning in January.
– Use of ASC rifle, ammunition and coaching. Training dates (TBA) will be on Wednesdays in January, February and March from 10AM – 11AM.
– Auburn Ski Club season trail pass, good all Winter long.
– Includes registration for three ASC Biathlon races