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Alex Howe

2019 World Championships (Ostersund, SWE) - 84th in individual / 19th in relay

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    Gilford, NH


    Gilford High School University of Vermont '12

    • 2019 US Biathlon National Championships (Jericho, Vt.) - 5th in sprint / 5th in pursuit / 7th in super sprint
    • 2019 Open European Championships (Minsk-Raubichi, BLR) - 15th in mixed relay / 48th in sprint / 38th in pursuit
    • 2018 US Biathlon National Championships (Park City, Utah) - 6th in sprint / 5th in pursuit / 6th in mass start
    Home Town: Gilford, New Hampshire
    High School: Gilford High School
    College: University of Vermont '12 
    Height:  6-0
    Weight: 175 lbs  
    Current Location: Craftsbury, Vermont  

    Hobbies: wood working, hunting, mountain biking with his dog, back country and skiing  

    Did you know….?

    My dream vacation spot is…. New Zealand 
    When traveling, the thing I miss the most is….. my dog, Gunner 
    My favorite meal is…. grass fed, bacon cheeseburger 
    I never leave the house without….. my leatherman 
    If I were not an athlete, I would…..have a cattle, pig and turkey farm

    MORE ON ALEX: Alex started skiing in middle school for Gilford Middle School and Gunstock Nordic. He was a multiple-time junior national champion and represented the U.S. at the J1 Scandinavian Cup and the Junior World Chmpionships. He went on to ski for the University of Vermont and helped the Catamounts win a NCAA Championship. Alex studied Ecological Agriculture at UVM. He joined the Craftsbury Green Racing Project in May of 2012 and raced his first biathlon races in February 2015. Following the 15/16 season, he was named to U.S. Biathlon's development program. He raced his first IBU Cup in Martell, Italy, in January of 2017.


    Biathlon Since: 2015, cross-country ski racing since: 2003
    Skis:  Salomon  
    Boots:  Salomon 
    Club:  Craftsbury Green Racing Project  
    Coaches:  Pepa Miloucheva, Samuel Dougherty


    68 SP 2017/18 Kontiolahti (FIN) WC
    74 SP 2019/20 Hochfilzen (AUT) WC
    79 SP 2019/20 Annecy (FRA) WC
    81 IN 2019/20 Ostersund (SWE) WC
    81 SP 2018/19 Soldier Hollow (USA) WC
    84 IN 2018/19 Ostersund (SWE) WCH
    89 SP 2017/18 Oslo (NOR) WC
    104 SP 2019/20 Ostersund (SWE) WC

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