Topic: Biathlon

Cool run in cross country relay for Navy skiers

Published on by LEUT Sarah West (author)

L-R: Lieutenant Sven Howorth, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Midshipman Lachlan Rowe and Midshipman Hamish Roberts after taking out the Inter-service Cross Country Ski Relay at Mount Hotham, Victoria. (photo: )

L-R: Lieutenant Sven Howorth, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Midshipman Lachlan Rowe and Midshipman Hamish Roberts after taking out the Inter-service Cross Country Ski Relay at Mount Hotham, Victoria.

The Navy men’s ‘A’ team has kept its cool and taken out the Inter-service Cross Country Ski Relay at Mount Hotham, Victoria, part of the annual Inter-service Nordic Skiing and Biathlon Championships.

Navy snowed under in biathlon

Published on by CPL Max Bree (author)

Navy skiers compete in the 2017 winter Biathlon at Mount Hotham, Victoria from August 6-11. (photo: Unknown)

Navy skiers compete in the 2017 winter Biathlon at Mount Hotham, Victoria from August 6-11.

Navy skiers struggled to dent a dominant Army side during this year’s winter biathlon, Exercise Coolshot, at Mount Hotham, Victoria, from 6-11 August.

Diver sets sizzling pace in biathlon

This article has photo gallery Published on by Leading Seaman Physical Trainer Callan Mcdonald (author), ABCSO(A) Matthew Riley (photographer), ABBM Thomas Darcy (photographer), LSET Pia Bartl (photographer)

Male competitors sprint off at the starting line as the Physical Training Instructors start their clocks during the HMAS Penguin mini biathlon held at Balmoral Beach. (photo: LSET Pia Bartl)

Male competitors sprint off at the starting line as the Physical Training Instructors start their clocks during the HMAS Penguin mini biathlon held at Balmoral Beach.

Conditions were perfect at Balmoral Beach in Sydney for the course record to be broken at the HMAS Penguin annual mini-biathlon.

Biathletes set sights high in elite company

This article has photo gallery Published on by CPL Mark Doran (author)

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Sven Howorth during the Exercise Rucksack 2017 Military Patrol Race at Chiemgau Arena, Ruhpolding, Germany. (photo: )

Royal Australian Navy officer Lieutenant Sven Howorth during the Exercise Rucksack 2017 Military Patrol Race at Chiemgau Arena, Ruhpolding, Germany.

Seven Australian Defence Force Nordic Skiing and Biathlon Association members spent Australia Day in the heart of the Bavarian Alps for a British military nordic skiing and biathlon competition.

Navy finds the icy edge

Published on by LEUT Will Singer (author and photographer)

Seaman Lachlan Moate, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Able Seaman Clearance Diver Tom Hale and Lieutenant Sven Howarth at Mount Hotham during the Nordic Skiing and Biathlon. (photo: Unknown )

Seaman Lachlan Moate, Lieutenant Commander Garry Lewis, Able Seaman Clearance Diver Tom Hale and Lieutenant Sven Howarth at Mount Hotham during the Nordic Skiing and Biathlon.

A team of 23 Navy Nordic Skiing and Biathlon members mustered near Mt Hotham in Victoria to undertake skiing and shooting training activities as part of Exercise Coolshot 16.

Navy Nordic Ski and Biathlon

This article has photo gallery Published on by LEUT Scott Reynolds (author)

A member of the Royal Australian Navy team prepares to fire at the ADF Nordic Ski and Biathlon competition. (photo: Unknown)

A member of the Royal Australian Navy team prepares to fire at the ADF Nordic Ski and Biathlon competition.

The Australian Defence Force Nordic Ski and Biathlon competitors had their resilience tested as Mother Nature turned on extremes of wind-driven snow during Exercise Coolshot 2015. The annual competition, held at Mount Hotham, Victoria, combines the independent disciplines of Nordic Skiing and small bore sports rifle shooting into the challenging sport called Nordic Biathlon. 

Navy ‘Hotshots’ take out ADF Biathlon Championship

Published on by LCDR Wendy Hughes (author), COL Jim Hutton (photographer)

Winning smiles - the Navy Nordic Skiing and Biathlon team took out the 2013 ADF Championships at Mount Hotham, Victoria. (photo: Unknown)

Winning smiles - the Navy Nordic Skiing and Biathlon team took out the 2013 ADF Championships at Mount Hotham, Victoria.

The annual ADF Nordic Skiing and Biathlon championships at Mt Hotham may be called Exercise Coolshot, but ‘hotshots’ may be a better name to describe the combined efforts of the Navy team in 2013.