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North American Cup #3 – Invitation

Dear Biathlon Friends,

Please find attached the invitation to the North American Cup #3 (English and French versions) scheduled to take place in Valcartier, Quebec, on 13 and 14 January 2018.

Hope to see your athletes and coaches there.

Best regards,

JG

NORAM3_FRC

NORAM3_ENG

Jean-Guy Levesque

President

Quebec Biathlon Federation

Email : jg.levesque@bell.net

Phone : 418 624-1072

Cell : 418 655-3414

Thanks To All Volunteers

BAM would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to all the volunteers who helped out at last Sunday’s camp (November 19) for all their hard work in preparing the Falcon Lake Biathlon facilities and trails, prepping the course for this seasons race events. Many parents turned up to assist in getting the facility into tip top shape!

Expression Of Interest For Team Manager

Biathlon Manitoba is requesting expressions of interest  for the position of team manager for the  February, 2019 Canada Games.  A requirement for this position is  that the person selected for the position must also act as team manager for the Canadian Western Championships in February 23-25, 2018.  A job description is attached below.  A number of the tasks listed are actually completed by Sport  Manitoba and simply sent to the manager for distribution.

Please submit a brief description of your group management experience to the Biathlon Manitoba office. And please call if you have questions.

TEAM MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION

Some Longtime BAM Athletes Are Moving On

First off, Good luck to our Biathlon Manitoba athletes and Masters athletes as we edge ever closer to the 2017-18 race season. Training is ramping up and I’m sure snow is on many an athlete’s mind.

Alas, Some of our younger athletes (not so young anymore) who have represented Manitoba on the Biathlon Race Team for many years have moved on to expand their horizons. We wish them all the best on their new endeavours! Here they are.

Ian Mitchell of RRNS&B is off to Augustana Campus in Alberta and skiing for the Augustana Vikings

Bowen LeMay of RRNS&B is studying Aerospace Engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa and hopes to ski with the University Nordic team

Emily Davidson of Birch Mountain Sports is currently overseas in an exchange program in Finland.

Call for Position of Canada Games Wax Technician

Biathlon Manitoba is inviting expressions of interest for the position of  Canada Games wax technician . Successful Candidate must be able to attend Western Championships at Red Deer, (Feb 23-25, 2018) and the Canada Winter Games, also at Red Deer (Feb. 2019)  Please submit a letter of interest to Brian Walters, Biathlon Manitoba, biathlon@sportmanitoba.ca

Canada Games Wax Technician

The Canada Games Wax Technician is responsible for the following duties and roles under the direction of the Head Coach:

  • implement the established BAM team waxing protocol while at 2018 Westerns, and at 2019 Canada Games;
  • assist in the appropriate equipment selection for CWG athletes;
  • provide daily maintenance of CWG team equipment and athlete ski equipment;
  • provide necessary team logistics and in competition support as established by the Head Coach;
  • communicates and exemplifies standards for skill, passion for excellence, determination, adaptability, bravery, fair play, respect for the rules;