Local Athlete Qualifies for Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships

Three Alaskan biathletes qualified in brutal weather conditions in Minnesota on December 30, 2017 to represent the USA at the Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships in Otepaa, Estonia. The Biathlon World Championships attract the best biathletes in the world, being one step below the Olympics. Among the qualifiers is 16-year-old Helen Wilson of Eagle River, who will compete on Team USA for her second time.

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