Two-time Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock's 2015 season got even better Thursday as The United States Olympic Committee announced the 2014-15 finalists for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year, which recognize the outstanding achievements of Team USA athletes year-round.
Five Team nominations were up for grabs over the three-day selection match—two in Men’s Air Rifle, and one each in Men’s Air Pistol, Women’s Air Rifle and Women’s Air Pistol.
Men’s sixth place relay finish is Team USA’s highest finish in any Olympic biathlon event
Biathlon is the sole winter sport that the U.S. has not won an Olympic medal. But, the future looks bright for U.S. biathlon competition
The 2018 ISSF World Cup Series closed in Guadalajara, Mexico, with the Men’s Skeet final won by two-time Olympic Champion Vincent Hancock
Vincent Hancock & Kim Rhode have been nominated for Team USA’s Athletes of the Month for April. You can vote once per day until May 7, 2018!
Thanks to a chance encounter with Olympic gold medalist Vincent Hancock, Eli Christman is now poised for big things in international skeet competition “I was ecstatic,” Eli Christman said about the 2017 ISSF World Championships in Moscow. “I knew going into the tournament that was on the line—of course I wasn’t focusing on that, but I knew very well that that was the goal of the tournament. That was the goal of everyone there shooting.” “He always pushes me to do my best and to train as hard as I can,” said teammate Emma Williams. “He is one of the hardest working people that I’ve met, and that pushes me to work even harder so I can keep up with him.”
Two-time defending NCAA smallbore rifle champion Morgan Phillips is having a career year on the international stage with her latest trip to the podium for a silver medal in Germany at the ISSF Junior World Cup