PAUL SCHOMMER: FROM WISCONSIN TO BEIJING
by Tom Kelly
New Gloucester, ME - Paul Schommer wasted no time in November, qualifying for an Olympic spot for Beijing at the opening races of the BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon. The Wisconsin native had a promising career as a wrestler in high school, before discovering cross country skiing. While at St. Scholastica College, he found biathlon. Schommer is also known as the visionary behind Biathlon Uncharted, his. YouTube channel where he tells the inside story of biathlon and life with the U.S. Biathlon Team. Listen in to this episode of Heartbeat to hear Paul’s story as he heads to the Olympics in Beijing.