In the midst of the 2014 Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships, the Biathlon committee overheard that IBU Race Director, Borut Nunar's dream was to one day drive a tractor trailer truck. Well, the staff at the Northern Maine Community College stepped in and made a dream come true.
An event like the 2014 Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle is no small task to pull off. In addition to the generous support of all of the sponsors, over 400 volunteers are helping to make this event run smoothly.
It’s Day 3 of the 2014 IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships at the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle. The sun is shining, which is helping to curb the cold, and fans have taken the opportunity to cheer on the athletes.
So the population in Presque Isle, Maine has gone up a bit in the last few days. Plus, the language barrier has gotten a bit wider. The 2014 Jr/Youth World Biathlon Championships will descend upon the Star City this weekend. If you happen to drive through the city, or even the side streets for that matter, you'll notice a lot of runners in multi-colored sports gear. These are world-class athletes
The countdown is on and now very visible for Aroostook County’s hosting of the 2014 IBU Youth/Junior Biathlon World Championships in Presque Isle. Event officials and partners gathered exactly one year to the date of the start of the international event, which will be hosted at the Nordic Heritage Center in the Star City.