Kenai’s Travis Cooper named to U.S. Biathlon Team

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Kenai’s Travis Cooper will have the chance to represent the United States at the Biathlon World Cup in 2019-20. Cooper placed 1st, 1st and 6th over three days of roller-ski trials in the US Biathlon Team Trials at Soldier Hollow, Utah.

The Peninsula product trains and races with the National Guard Biathlon team in Jericho, Vermont.

The World Cup season kicks off in Oestersund, Sweden, Nov. 30-Dec. 8. That will be followed by World Cups in Hochfilzen, Austria, Dec. 13-15, and Le Grand Bornand, France, Dec. 19-22.

Maxime Germain, 18, of Anchorage and Everett Darrow, 19, of Fairbanks also participated at the trials.

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