Biathlon has taken off in Aroostook County with the construction of two world class biathlon stadiums. Biathlon Comes to the County looks at all sides of the biathlon phenomenon - the impact on the local economy, on The County's youth, on the media and the involvement of hundreds of volunteers who help make world class biathlon events a reality in Aroostook County today.
Biathlon Comes to the County is an overview of what took place during the International Biathlon Union 2006 Youth-Junior World Championships.
Biathlon Comes to the County was pProduced by Brenda N. Jepson of Viking Video Productions.
[Biathlon Comes to the County originally aired on MPBN Community Films March 10, 2010.]
If you would like to purchase a DVD of this film please call Northeast Historic Film at 207-469-0924 for information on how to request one.
A young Russell Currier, who grew up in Stockholm, is featured in this film. Russell is now a member of the US Olympic Team and competed in the Olympic Biathon in Sochi on February 8.