ANSCHUTZ RIFLE STOCK FOR SALE (June 6)
More details and photos here.
ANSCHUTZ RIFE FOR SALE (May 28)
Anschutz Fortner Sprint fully-equipped rifle for sale! The rifle was purchased new in June 2011 and has fired less than 600 rounds. Comes with a Larsen sling and harness, 5 clips, 2 arm bands and a new Larsen case with clear window, as well as a padded "Retro" Larsen carrying case. Price - $4,500 - will throw in 6 bricks of Lapua Standard Plus. Contact Nancy Andrews - (403) 282-8867.
"COME TRAIN FOR A WEEK WITH THE BATC" CAMP (May 24)
The Biathlon Alberta Training Centre is pleased to offer a camp aimed at Senior Boys/Girls and Youth athletes, July 15 - 20 in Canmore. Details here ; registration form here (.docx).
CANADA WINTER GAMES - YEAR 3 PROGRAM (May 21)
Biathlon Alberta's Year 3 program, in preparation for the 2015 Canada Winter Games, is now available. Check out the plan here .
BIATHLON CANADA - DRAFT GOVERNANCE CHANGES (May 16)
Biathlon Alberta members may be aware that Biathlon Canada is in the process of changing its governance structure, in order to both optimize the manner in which the organization operates, and to conform with new federal regulations. More info below:
Proposed changes to the governance model
Proposed bylaw changes
CANADA WINTER GAMES - CAMP 2 - JUNE 28 -30 (May 10)
Biathlon Alberta will be hosting its second preparation camp for the 2015 Canada Winter Games, June 28th through 30th in Canmore. Details here , registration closed - camp is full.
BATC SEEKING ASSISTANT SHOOTING COACH (May 8)
An opportunity for a cool summer job: The Biathlon Alberta Training Centre is hiring a part-time shooting coach. Work hours are mostly Monday through Friday mornings. The Assistant Coach will help implement shooting programs developed by the Head Coach and should be comfortable zeroing athletes and giving basic corrections.
Number of days and length of contract is negotiable, Starting date ASAP. If interested please contact Richard Boruta.
AIR RIFLES FOR SALE (May 7)
Alberta Biathlon Club is selling off club air rifles. For sale are:
Two Feinwerkbau P75 air rifles, about 6 years old but in great working condition. Each rifle comes with one 5-shot clip (magazine). $1,000 each. (New Feinwerkbaus retail for $3,000);
Four Steyr LGB1 air rifles, about two years old, barely used. Each rifle comes with two 5-shot clips and 1 single shot clip. Also comes with tool kit and a hard case. $2,000 each. (New Steyrs retail for about $2,800).
If interested, please contact Airat Aitniakov.
CONGRATULATIONS DIP GRANT RECIPIENTS (May 6)
Congratulations to the following Biathlon Alberta members who have received Develop Initiative Grants from the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation over the past six months: Eric Hall, Pearce Hanna, Nate Gerwing, and Kurtis Wenzel.
Thanks to the ASRPWF for supporting biathlon!