Biathlon Team

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Objective

To enhance physical fitness through participation in the sport of biathlon training and the Cadet Biathlon Program.

Description

Biathlon is a winter sport, which combines competitive, free-technique cross-country skiing and air rifle marksmanship.

Training consists of strength and cardiovascular conditioning through static exercises, running, and other dynamic activities.

In the Cadet Biathlon competition the biathlete skis a distance of no less than 5 kilometres, stopping twice at a range to shoot.  The shooting distance is always 10 metres and five pellets are fired in each bout at five targets.  Cadets shoot in the prone position only at the Zone Level.

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Qualifications Awarded

The Cadet Biathlon Championship Series Pins are awarded when a member competes in the various levels of competition.

Zone
Provincial
National