Posts Tagged: Biathlon

20 for 2020: These Alaska athletes brought their best this year

December 29, 2020

With 2020 in our rearview, let’s look back on the top 20 Alaska athletes from this year. Here is the list for our 20 for 2020. They represent the best of the best from The Last Frontier. History makers, record setters, world champions and more. From the ski trails to the track and the hardwood… Read more »

Germain named Alaska Sports Hall of Fame athlete of the week

February 16, 2020

Max Germain of Anchorage shocked the biathlon world with a bronze medal at the IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Switzerland. In the youth sprint at the IBU Championships the previous two years he had placed 74th and 66th. But at the 7.5-kilometer sprint the 18 year old won the bronze medal after skiing strong and… Read more »

Germain wins surprise bronze at youth biathlon championships

February 11, 2020

Anchorage’s Maxime Germain wasn’t considered a podium contender at the recent IBU Youth/Junior World Championships in Lenzerheide, Switzerland. After all, the 18-year-old placed 38th at the opening event — the Youth 12.5K individual race — on Jan. 26. And he’d placed 74th and 66th in the youth sprint at the IBU Championships the previous two… Read more »