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Summer Shooting for Polar Bear Biathlon

The summer is shorter than usual this year for our younger biathletes. With them getting out of school at the end of June, 27th, and going back on the 2nd of September it works out to barely 8 weeks. This being said we are trying to offer them plenty of chances to train/shoot. For this […]

Weekend of Biathlon Events Successful in Everyway!


The Polar Bear Biathlon Club hosted two biathlon activities this past weekend. The first activity was the second of two Junior Development Clinics. Originally scheduled for ten attendees, the actual number of biathletes was seven. One withdrew before the clinic and we had two no show. Having said this, the other seven had a […]

Polar Bear Athletes Join the ranks at Junior Development Clinics

On Sunday, June 8th, two Polar Bear Biathletes traveled to Day, New York to take part in a Junior Development Biathlon Clinic hosted by the New York Junior Development Committee and Junior Development Coach Algis Shalna. The day started with Sean Halligan, Art Stegen, and Algis Shalna making sure the participants were properly suited to […]

June is the start of a new biathlon Season for the Polar Bear Biathlon Club!

June 1st is the beginning of the new biathlon season for the Polar Bear Biathlon Club. On the 1st we will have a family shooting session at McCauley Mountain beginning at 1 p.m. The following week two Polar Bears will travel to Day, New York for a Junior Development Clinic. This clinic will be hosted […]

Polar Bear Modified Pursuit Biathlon Canceled

Due to lack of entrants this weekends Summer Biathlon Race has been canceled. Our next race that we originally planned for August 18th has been canceled due to a conflict with the Old Forge Triathlon. Hopefully we will have a better turn out next year. Come and join us on January 1st 2014 for our […]

Snow for Christmas!

For the first time in three years Old Forge has useable snow for Christmas. Thursday, December 20th it began to rain. It rained all day and late in the afternoon/early evening it began to snow. By morning there was about five inches of snow on the ground. It was watersoaked and sloppy, but the temperatures […]

Summer Training Sessions to begin on June 26, 2012

Beginning on June 26th the Polar Bear Biathlon Team will begin their summer shooting sessions. At 6:30 every Tuesday running from June 26th through August 7th we will be shooting at Woodcraft Camps. We will shoot for about 9o minutes per session. All of our shooters, adults and youth, are invited to attend. We will […]

June 9th and 10th a Big Success for Polar Bear Biathlon Club!

June 9th dawned with heavy overcast skies and light rain. This was the second Junionr Development Clinic of the season and it was going to be wet! We had six juniors, three experienced and three new, who would be training that day. The clinic got underway at approximately 9:00 a.m. under the direction of Art […]

Spring and Summer Update for the Polar Bear Biathlon Club

Spring is here and we are ready to pick up where we left off this past season. Although we had little snow this past winter, the Polar Bear Biathlon Team kept up our practice sessions. This past year we added a new dimension to our club. We have introduced family shooting sessions. Not only do […]

Polar Bear Biathlon for January 29th Cancelled

We are sorry to say that Mother Nature has wiped out both of our biathlons this season. The decision was made on Wednesday, January 25th, that there was not enough snow in the shooting area of the range as well as no snow to push across the road to host a race. The penalty area […]