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Travis Cooper

2017 Junior World Championships (Brezno, SVK): 14th in relay / 59th in pursuit / 49th in sprint 2016 Junior World Championships (Cheile Gradistei, ITA): 18th in relay / 86th in sprint / 84th in individual

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    Kenai, AK


    Kenai Central High School

    • 2019 US Biathlon National Championships (Jericho, Vt.) - 9th in sprint / 6th in pursuit / 3rd in super sprint
    • 2019 Open European Championships (Minsk-Raubichi, BLR) - 62nd in individual / 22nd in single mixed relay / 62nd in sprint
    • 2018 US Biathlon National Championships (Park City, Utah) - 7th in sprint / 7th in pursuit / 10th in mass start
    • 2017 Open Junior European Championships (Nove Mesto, CZE): 66th in sprint / 68th in individual
    • 2017 IBU Junior Cup (Pokljuka, SLO): 27th in sprint / 30th in sprint
    Home Town: Kenai, Alaska
    High School: Kenai Central High School
    Height:  6-1
    Weight: 176 lbs  
    Current Location: Jericho, Vermont  

    Hobbies: singing in the car, long walks on the beach, intense in-tents camping, campfires  

    Did you know….?

    My dream vacation spot is…. somewhere warm, with grass huts on the beach 
    When traveling, the thing I miss the most is….. good ol' 'merican food 
    My favorite meal is…. home-cooked one 
    I never leave the house without….. way too many layers 
    If I were not an athlete, I would…..have to get a real job

    MORE ON TRAVIS: Travis started competitively skiing in the seventh grade for his local middle school. He then skied 4 years varsity at Kenai Central High School along with three trips to the Junior National Cross Country Ski Championships representing Team Alaska. His biathlon career started when he joined the National Guard his senior year of high school. He has been training and racing on their team since October of 2015, making two junior world teams. He accredits the National Guard for his success in the last few years and continues to give them praise for the amount of support and commitment they have shown to him as an athlete.



    56 SP 2018-19 Nove Mesto (CZE) WC
    58 PU 2018/19 Nove Mesto (CZE) WC
    73 SI 2018/19 Canmore (CAN) WC
    94 SP 2018/19 Oberhof (GER) WC
    96 IN 2019/20 Oestersund (SWE) WC
    99 SP 2019/20 Hochfilzen (AUT) WC
    100 SP 2018/19 Hochfilzen (AUT) WC
    103 IN 2018/19 Pokljuka (SLO) WC
    105 SP 2018/19 Pokljuka (SLO) WC
    108 SP 2019/20 Oestersund (SWE) WC

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