Biathlon

Combining two vastly different skills in one sport seems a little crazy, but there's something about biathlon that intrigues many viewers. This medley of cross country skiing and shooting is one of the most intense sports I have seen to date; muscles and heart rates are maxed out while skiing and then all of a sudden the athlete needs to still themselves enough to accurately hit┬átargets 50 meters away. Now repeat the whole thing a few times and you have a competition. The sport has its origins … [Read more...]