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27.11.2013
Östersund 3.3K Course Tour with Alexis Boeuf
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With the women’s 15K individual just hours away and the men’s 20K tomorrow, Alexis Boeuf of France put on the GoPro camera and skied the 3.3K course.
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26.11.2013
Everyone’s Favorite: The Mixed Relay
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Sunday evening in Östersund reconfirmed one thing; virtually everyone, from coaches to spectators to the athletes all love the mixed relay.
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26.11.2013
Women’s 15K under the Lights
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The mixed relay on Sunday was the warm-up, now the competitions get more serious starting with the women’s 15K individual tomorrow evening at 17:15, in the brilliantly lit Östersund Ski Stadium.
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26.11.2013
Cake of a Stadium; One Biathlete’s Sweet Hobby
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Every athlete has some kind of a hobby to help get their away from their “day job” of training and racing year round. Elizabeth Högberg of Sweden has a sweet hobby: designing and baking creative cakes. She commented, “I do this instead of watching television or doing something else in the evening.”
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24.11.2013
Czech Republic Takes Windy Mixed Relay Victory
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The Czech Republic team of Veronika Vitkova, Gabriela Soukalova, Zdenek Vitek and Ondrej Moravec won the season opening mixed relay today in 1:17:05.6, with eight spare rounds. Second went to Norway, 10.2 seconds back with one penalty and twelve spare rounds. Third went to Ukraine, 1:11.2 back with twelve spare rounds.
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24.11.2013
Vӓlkommen till Skidskytte і Östersund Video
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It is a new E.ON IBU World Cup Biathlon season as of today! Athletes and coaches from around the world of biathlon welcomed everyone to Östersund...using their absolute best Swedish language skills.
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23.11.2013
Here We Go...Mixed Relay on Sunday; Preview Video
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Tomorrow is the day athletes and fans have been waiting as the mixed relay kicks off the new E.ON IBU World Cup season here in Östersund. Tomorrow’s competition is the only mixed relay on the calendar before the teams line up in Sochi to battle for the first ever mixed relay Gold Medal in Olympic Winter Games history.
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22.11.2013
The Clock is Running Very Fast Now
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As the long days of summer training dragged on, virtually every athlete felt like the competition season would never arrive. Well, those endless days are over; in less than 48 hours, more than 25 mixed relay teams will toe the starting line in the Östersund Ski Stadium for the first competition of the 2013-14 E.ON IBU World Cup season.
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21.11.2013
Cold Training Day in Östersund
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With just three days until the opening competition of the 2013-14 E.ON IBU World Cup Biathlon season, about ten teams were training in the Östersund Ski Stadium this morning. Several coaches commented that today was the first day that it seemed really cold; with the stadium temperature around minus 10 degrees Celsius, with 93% humidity. That combination left Simon Fourcade’s beard coated with a fine layer of frost and ice.
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20.11.2013
Many Good Athletes and Teams; the Best of the Rest
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Beyond the powerhouse teams, there are more top athletes including Darya Domracheva, Kaisa Mäkäräinen, Olena Pidhrushna, Jakov Fak, Fredrik Lindstrom and Tim Burke. At the same time, teams from Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, and Italy all had great 2012-13 seasons and will figure in the podium battles all season long. Part One will cover a few of the top women. Part Two with the men will follow in a couple of days.
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