“Je drive sur le travail de l’été dernier” -Jules Burnotte

Charles Pépin, Jules Burnotte et Félix Bérubé-Larochelle
Charles Pépin, Jules Burnotte et Félix Bérubé-Larochelle

Au bout du fil, Jules Burnotte est fébrile. Totalement. La course éreintante qu’il a disputée plus tôt ne lui donne même pas encore sommeil et on est en fin de soirée à son heure.

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The Wadsworth Effect

Adam Runnalls - (Photo- Daniel S. Guay)

Adam Runnalls – (Photo- Daniel S. Guay)

Adam Runnalls had just finished the Men’s Sprint in the Val Ridanna IBU Cup, two weeks ago. Top Canadian in 33rd place.

“Yeah it was a good one, he wrote, skiing felt really good today, fast skis made it easy to glide up these long 1 skate climbs and the new offset we learned this summer helped with the steep hills.”

New offset? Who taught you that? “Justin Wadsworth our head coach over the summer”, he replied.

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“Our goal is World Championships” -Justin Wadsworth

Justin Wadsworth (photo: Biathlon Canada)

Justin Wadsworth (photo: Biathlon Canada)

The first semestre of races is done on the IBU World Cup circuit (and IBU Cup).

Number of athletes stayed in Europe over Christmas and are now back training in Obertilliach, Austria, for the January block of races. Biathlon Canada’s Head Coach Justin Wadsworth and National Coach Pavel Lantsov (shooting specialist) reflect on a rocky start for their athletes who have been slowed down by sickness.

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