USA's Lowell Bailey shoots in prone position with other biathletes during 2017 IBU World Cup event in PyeongChang

Biathlon 101: The 2018 Olympic venue

Biathlon events will be held at the Alpensia Biathlon Centre during the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games located in the PyeongChang Mou…

Biathletes compete in PyeongChang during 2017 IBU World Cup event during the day

Biathlon 101: Buzzwords of biathletes

Arm sling  A belt used to stabilize the rifle and the biathlete’s arm while shooting in the prone position.  Bindings Attach a skier’s feet …

Men's biathletes shooting in the standing position in PyeongChang

Biathlon 101: Equipment

Basics of the biathlon kit Skis, of course. Biathletes race while wearing cross-country skis. The most notable difference between alpine and…

Silhouette of biathlete competing at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games as

Biathlon 101: Rules and event breakdown

Biathlon consists of a cross-country ski race coupled with target shooting with rifles. The shooting portion of a biathlon race is known as …

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Ski jumping 101: Equipment

Equipment used in Olympic ski jumping is the same that an athlete would use throughout the World Cup circuit. Ski jumping skis: The maximum …