What is biathlon?Biathlon is an Olympic sport combining cross-countryracing with rifle marksmanship. Mt. Itasca’s biathlon venueboasts a 30-point range and 2, 2.5, 3.3 and 4.5-kilometerrace loops that are snowed and impeccably groomedto international-race-course standards. These trails merge into a larger trail network for race warm-up and longerNordic distance races throughout the season.Mt. Itasca Nordic Ski Association (MINSA)Mt. Itasca is home to the Mt. Itasca Nordic Ski Association (MINSA). Under the direction of coaches Vladimir and Petra Cervenka, the organization trains athletes year ‘round for both Nordic and biathlon competitions. The U.S. Junior National Biathlon Team is based at Mt. Itasca, bringing elite athletes from around the country to the venue for training and competition.
Coach Vladimir Cervenka: (218) 999-5046, firstname.lastname@example.orgCoach Petra Cervenkova: (218) 999-5046, email@example.comMt. Itasca Nordic Ski Association, Jon Arntson: (218) 326-0983, firstname.lastname@example.org