BIATHLON Preview: North American and U.S. Championships this weekend

The IBU World Championships and World Cup season are over, but the skiing and shooting continues this weekend in Whistler (CAN) and Jericho, Vermont for North American and U.S. contestants.

The North American Biathlon Championships, in conjunction with the Canadian national championships, are taking place in Whistler, British Columbia, the site of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games Nordic events.

Competition will be held in Youth, Junior, Senior and Masters divisions. The senior races:

Men: 10 km Sprint ~ 15 km Individual ~ 12.5 Pursuit
Women: 7.5 km Sprint ~ 12.5 km Individual ~ 10 km Pursuit

Look for results here.

In Jericho, the U.S. Biathlon Association will hold the 2019 nationals at the Ethan Allen Firing Range. Competitions are scheduled for U-15, U-17, Youth, Junior, Senior, Masters and Veterans classes. The senior schedule include:

Men: 10 km Sprint, 12.5 km Pursuit, 5 km Mass Start/Super Sprint
Women: 7.5 km Sprint, 10 km Pursuit, 5 km Mass Start/Super Sprint.

Look for results here.