The 2020-2021 Biathlon Alberta Training Centre team are:

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Haldan Borglum

NAME: Haldan Borglum
DATE OF BIRTH: November, 1999
HOMETOWN: Calgary, AB
HOME CLUB: Foothills Nordic Ski Club
Instagram: @haldan.borglum
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: Started doing Biathlon in 2008 after a couple years of Nordic
combined.
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Mass Start
FAVORITE BIATHLON VENUE: Knyken Skisenter, Norway
FAVORITE FOOD: Scrambled eggs & french toast, I’m a breakfast guy!
OTHER HOBBIES: Running, hiking, guitar
PERSONAL SPONSORS: @garmin @leki.ski.outdoor @rossignolnordic

Reid Lovstrom

NAME: Reid Lovstrom
DATE OF BIRTH: October 12, 2000
HOMETOWN: Calgary, AB
HOME CLUB: Foothills Nordic Ski Club
INSTAGRAM: Reid.lovstrom
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: 12 years old
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Sprint
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Martell, Italy
FAVORITE FOOD: Rice
OTHER HOBBIES: Saying I'm going to start doing something and then never doing it.
PERSONAL SPONSORS: Salomon, Bridgedale, Hilco Vision, Zeidler Architecture,
Group Calgary Orthodontics, Aximus Engineering

Danika Burke

NAME: Danika Burke
DATE OF BIRTH: September 24, 2003
HOMETOWN: Fort Smith, NWT
HOME CLUB: Calgary Biathlon Racers
INSTAGRAM: @danika.burke
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: 2013
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Sprint
WHAT IS YOUR SUPERPOWER? Being able to somehow get lost on every hike
WHERE IS YOUR HAPPY PLACE? My happy place is anywhere outdoors with family
PROUDEST MOMENT AS A BIATHLETE? Finishing second place at the sprint race at my first Nationals in Whistler.
WHEN I AM NOT TRAINING, I LIKE TO: Walk my dog, play with my cats and going hiking or biking.

Liam Tinworth

NAME: Liam Tinworth
DATE OF BIRTH: June 18, 2004
HOMETOWN: Grande Prarie, AB
HOMETOWN: Wapiti Nordic Ski Club
INSTAGRAM: @ltinworth18
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: Started racing when I was 11
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Sprint or Super Sprint
WHAT IS YOUR SUPERPOWER? Being able to sleep anywhere
WHERE IS YOUR HAPPY PLACE? Out skiing alone
PROUDEST MOMENT AS A BIATHLETE? Placing 1st in my first Calforex Cup Super Sprint
WHEN I AM NOT TRIANING, I LIKE TO: Bike, climb and spend time with friends and family.

Annika Klotz

NAME: Annika Klotz
DATE OF BIRTH: February 19, 2001
HOMETOWN: Calgary, AB
HOME CLUB: Foothills Nordic Ski Club
INSTAGRAM: @Annika.klotz
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: When I was 11 years old my friend told me I should start
shooting while I cross country ski, so I did.
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Sprint
FAVORITE FOOD: Bubble tea
OTHER HOBBIES: Petting cats, reading, and painting.

Pascale Paradis

NAME: Pascale Paradis
DATE OF BIRTH: March 4, 2020
HOMETOWN: Calgary, AB
HOME CLUB: Foothills Nordic Ski Club
INSTAGRAM: @pascale234_
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: I first started when I was 9 years old
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: either a mixed relay or a pursuit
FAVORITE BIATHLON VENUE: Europe!
FAVORITE FOOD: I can’t decide, all food is yummy especially Ben and Jerry’s halfbaked
OTHER HOBBIES: Anything to do with the mountains!
PERSONAL SPONSORS: Rossignol, KV+, Rundle Sport

Troy Martel

NAME: Troy Martel
DATE OF BIRTH: August 25, 2000
HOMETOWN: Barrie, ON
HOME CLUB: Hardwood Ski & Bike
INSTAGRAM: @troy.martel
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: 2015
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Single Mixed Relay
FAVORITE BIATHLON VENUE: Brookvale, PEI
FAVORITE FOOD: Chocolate
OTHER HOBBIES: Rubiks Cube, Video games
PERSONAL SPONSORS: Brubeck Body Guard

Oliver Brindle

NAME: Oliver Brindle
DATE OF BIRTH: August 7, 2003
HOMETOWN: Bragg Creek, AB
HOME CLUB: Foothills Nordic Ski Club
INSTAGRAM: @oliver.brindle
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: December 2021
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Mass Start
WHAT IS YOUR SUPERPOWER? I am absoultly handy at flipping my food in a frying pan like on TV
WHERE IS YOUR HAPPY PLACE? Somewhere out fishing
PROUDEST MOMENT AS A BIATHLETE? Coming second in the Pursuit event at Whistler Nationals in 2019.
WHEN I AM NOT TRAINING, I LIKE TO: Go fish, spend time with friends, read, listen to music, and play video games.

Darya Sepandj

NAME: Darya Sepandj
DATE OF BIRTH: April 1, 1997
HOMETOWN: Calgary, AB
HOME CLUB: Canmore Nordic Ski Club
INSTAGRAM: @darya_35
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: I started biathlon when I was 9 years old
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Sprint
FAVORITE BIATHLON VENUE: Sjusjoen, Norway
FAVORITE FOOD: Ice cream and sandwiches
OTHER HOBBIES: baking, making wire jewellery, crafting and going on picnics
PERSONAL SPONSORS: Salomon and Rundle Sport

Jake Draper

NAME: Jake Draper
DATE OF BIRTH: October 9, 2000
HOMETOWN: Whitehorse, YK
HOME CLUB: Whitehorse Biathlon Club
INSTAGRAM: @jake_the_only_snake
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: Since 2011
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Pursuit
WHAT IS YOUR SUPERPOWER? I make a mean stir fry
WHERE IS YOUR HAPPY PLACE? In my house in the Yukon with my family
PROUDEST MOMENT AS A BIATHLETE? My 3rd place finsih in the 2019 Junior World Trials Pursuit race
WHEN I AM NOT TRAINING, I LIKE TO: Gaming, snowmobiling, paintballing and listening to music

Jenna Sherrington

NAME: Jenna Sherrington
DATE OF BIRTH: February 16, 2002
HOMETOWN: Calgary, AB
HOME CLUB: Foothills Nordic Ski Club
INSTAGRAM: @jennasherrington
FIRST TIME BIATHLON: 2011
FAVORITE BIATHLON EVENT: Relay
FAVORITE BIATHLON VENUE: Les Tuffes, France
FAVORITE FOOD: S’mores
OTHER HOBBIES: Climbing, reading and drinking excessive amounts of coffee.
PERSONAL SPONSORS: Rossignol, Leki, Marwe, Brubeck Body Guard

BATC Alumni

We are proud of every athlete who has raced with the Biathlon Alberta Training Center. Here is a list of our Alumni.

  • Michael Pullishy
  • Karly Coyne
  • Erin Yungblut
  • Alexandre Depuis
  • Anna Sellers
  • Emma Osness
  • Trevor Kiers
  • Darya Sepandj
  • Thomas Hulsman
  • Megan Bankes
  • Sarah Beaudry
  • Vincent Blais
  • Lucas Boudreau
  • Arman Soheili
  • Carsen Campbell
  • Andrew Chisholm
  • Liisa Chisholm
  • Kendall Chong
  • Brett Davie
  • Emily Dickson
  • Macx Davies
  • Leilani Tam von Burg
  • Pearce Hanna
  • Matthew Hudec
  • Zina Kocher
  • Emma Lodge
  • Emma Lunder
  • Claire Nguyen
  • Matthew Strum
  • Keely MacCulloch
  • Andrea Mayo
  • Aidan Millar
  • Nadia Moser
  • Julia Ransom
  • Arthur Roots
  • Teo Sanchez
  • Chloé Selerier
  • Melanie Schultz
  • Jenna Smailes
  • Kathryn Stone
  • Toby Quinn
  • Danica Ariano
  • Naomi Walch