Here is a nice write-up on Tim’s accomplishments at the 2017 Canadian National Biathlon Championships!
Well, after a gruelling and exhilarating week, the 2017 Canadian National Biathlon Championships are over and our Manitoba/Ontario athletes are making their way back home. A hearty congratulations to all our biathletes for putting out their best at the event! A big thanks goes out to coaches Gregg Campbell and Heather Willis, as well as our wax technician guru Dom Druwe. You all did a great job! To recap some of the highlights, Tim Wehner won Gold and Silver in the Masters Category in both Sprint and Pursuit races, while Lucas Smith took Gold in Sprints for Senior Boys. Below are more race results plus some photos. More details can also be found on our Facebook Page.
Photo Credits go to Donna Prowse and Judy Dean.
Congratulations Ron Pelletier in receiving the Ruedi Setz Award this year for your significant contributions to the sport of Biathlon in Manitoba! We all appreciate your hard work and dedication!
Manitoba athletes at The Canadian National Biathlon Championships, being held in Canmore Alberta, have now completed two days of races in both the Sprint and Individual categories. And it’s been an eventful two days! In the first day of Sprints, Lucas Smith captured a Gold Medal finish in Senior Boys and Tim Wehner placed Second in his age category, fourth overall in Masters Men. As well, there was stellar marksmanship by Liam Pelletier, who shot clean in both shooting bouts! Today, Tim Wehner captured a Gold Medal finish in Masters Men, Lucas Smith placed fourth in Senior Boys and Kaley Dean secured a strong 11th place finish in Senior Girls. Ian Mitchell, Bowan LeMay, Alexisse Berard and Mark Naylor are rounding off Team Manitoba nicely giving Manitoba a solid presence. Tomorrow, Friday, they get a day off before the Pursuit and Relay races commence on Saturday. Go Team Toba!
For some great photos of the events, just click on the Facebook icon above to go to our Page to view.
Congratulations to all the athletes who participated in the Manitoba Cup #6 Race this weekend at Birch Ski Area! A Great job in some challenging snow conditions! Also, a big thanks to the folks at Birch who hosted the race and of course, to the trail maintenance crew who groomed the course to such a fine state!
Tim Wehner from Kenora, Ontario put out some stellar results at the Eastern Canadian Championships Québec Cup # 5 between February 24 to 26, coming in second in the Masters Men 6 km Sprint! Way to go Tim!
Here are the lucky winners!
First Prize: $300 – Dawson Kelly, Winnipeg
Second Prize: $200 – Janina Mikolajewski, Winnipeg
Third Prize: $100 – Sean Nikkel, Winnipeg
Congratulations to all the athletes for an exhilarating weekend of solid performances! A big Thanks goes out to all the volunteers, coaches and Ski Patrol who made the weekend run smooth and safe! And once again, the Falcon Trails Grooming Personnel did a heck of a job in producing good quality course conditions for racing, especially in such challenging temperatures.
Follow these links to the Zone 4 Results Pages.
Sorry folks, due to dwindling snow conditions, a decision has been reached to cancel the 6th Manitoba Cup Race on February 25, 2017 at Falcon Lake Ski Resort.