This is a little late, but congratulations are in order for Kurtis Wenzel of Calgary who made history on Tuesday Feb 21, becoming the first Canadian to win an event at the junior biathlon world championships.
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This comment in the Calgary Herald covered it pretty well:
“Biathlon is a huge sport in Europe, Russia, the Eastern block, etc. The sport requires tremendous cardiovascular fitness combined with intense mental focus. Congratulations to our Calgary Athlete Kurtis Wenzel for his awesome gold performance today. Kurtis Wenzel may well be a contender in the upcoming 2014 Olympics. Go Canada!”
Read more in the Herald: Calgary’s Kurtis Wenzel wins junior biathlon gold
Andrew ‘s trip report should be good news to all Calgarians who want to ski at West Bragg Creek “Excellent condition at Bragg Creek today, did 17 km, all been groomed/trackset this afternoon, great fast snow”