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01.10.2014
Summer Reflections Photo Gallery
Copyright IBU/Darya Domracheva
As summer turns to fall, and then quickly winter, we collected some summer photos from several athletes in the attached gallery. At same time, it was announced yesterday that Russia's Olga Vilukhina who Silver medals in the sprint and relay in the Sochi Olympic Winter Games has decided to sit out this season, according to her coach Valery Ivanov.
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15.09.2014
Nadezhda Skardino: Every Dream Gives You the Strength
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29-year-old Nadezhda Skardino has been in sports since she was seven years old. Yet it was just this last February when she reached a peak of sorts; winning an Olympic Bronze medal in the 15K individual.
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09.09.2014
Martin Fourcade; Mononucleosis, Fatigue But Training
Copyright IBU/Jerry Kokesh
Several weeks ago, IBU World Cup Total Score Champion and double Olympic Gold medalist Martin Fourcade was diagnosed with mononucleosis. This disease leaves the person with a high level of fatigue and in the case of a top athlete; it is very hard to recover from training on a daily basis. That diagnosis changed everything for Fourcade who had to seriously scale back his normal aggressive daily training schedule. Yet despite this, Fourcade has not stopped training, but definitely cut back from his usual high number of hours in the summer.
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14.07.2014
Marie Laure Brunet...Enjoying Life
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After more than 10 years of competing in biathlon and living in Villard de Lans, far from her home in the Pyrenees, Marie Laure Brunet ended her competitive biathlon career this spring. Yet she walked away from the sport that she called, "her passion" with a big smile on her face and new adventures ahead.
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11.07.2014
Lunch at “Chez Martin”
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Being a professional biathlete and winning Olympic and World Championship Gold medals does not exempt Martin Fourcade from the same chores that non-athletes face every day, like cooking a meal.
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09.07.2014
At Home...with Marie Dorin Habert
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Marie Dorin Habert says that she is a "happy girl." In some ways, that sums up her life where many things including biathlon make her happy on a daily basis.
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08.07.2014
Krystyna Palka Weds Grzegorz Guzik
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Poland's Krystyna Palka was married on Saturday July 5 to Grzegorz Guzik in a ceremony at the Kościele Ojców Paulinów in Bachledówce, Poland.
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06.07.2014
A Training Day with the French Team
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The French men and women just completed their second training camp of the new season at their National Nordic Training Center, in Prémanon, France about 60 km outside of Geneva.
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04.07.2014
JG Beatrix...Life at 2700 Meters in the Altitude Room
Copyright IBU/Wilfried Forestier
The French Nordic Training Center in Prémanon looks like any other ski lodge, except a series of rooms on the fifth floor are not regular holiday accommodations.
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02.07.2014
Marie Dorin Habert: Biathlon Baby on Board!
Copyright IBU/Wilfried Forestier
The Olympic season did not turn out as planned for France's Marie Dorin Habert when she severely injured her ankle the day before the season opening mixed relay in Östersund. She missed every competition before Sochi, yet still was not in top form. She competed in the final three World Cups and made the podium in the Oslo mass start. Now she looking forward to next season, even though she may get a late start; her first child is due in September.
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