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Grace Gilliland

2018 Youth World Championships (Otepaa, EST) - 84th in individual / 55th in sprint / 57th in pursuit 2017 Youth World Championships (Brezno-Osrblie, SKV) - 46th in individual / 53rd in pursuit / 55th in sprint / 13th in relay

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    Eagle River, AK


    Home Schooled '18

    • 2018 US Biathlon National Championships (Park City, Utah) - 4th in youth sprint / 3rd in youth pursuit / 4th in youth mass start
    • 2018 Open Junior European Championships (Pokljuka, SLO) - 18th in relay / 62nd in individual / 77th in sprint
    • 2018 IBU Junior Cup (Nove Mesto, CZE) - 47th in sprint / 54th in sprint


    MORE ON GRACE: Parents names are Craig and Catherine Gilliland...she has six siblings...hobbies are fly fishing, horseback riding, reading old classics, drawing, alpine skiing and hanging out with her siblings...her oldest brother, Simon, was her biathlon coach for three years...she started biathlon in 2011, and qualified three times for the Arctic Winter Games...in 2016 she competed for South Anchorage High School on their cross-country skiing team...she grew up shooting in her back yard and can't remember not knowing how to ski...plays the violin and loves to sing...has always been home schooled...favorite part of the ski season is April after all the races are over, when the crust skiing is awesome and she can ski almost anywhere in the mountains.

    • 2017 US Biathlon Nationals 1st (6k Sprint), 2nd (7.5k Pursuit), 3rd (7.5k Mass Start)
    • 2017 Youth World Championships 46th (10k Individual)
    • 2015 US Biathlon Nationals 3rd (6k Sprint)
    • Arctic Winter Games 1st in three races (6k Sprint, 7.5k Individual, 7.5k Mass Start)

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