Rosanna Crawford

Punishing Precision BioAchievementsMore “Punishing precision” is the best description of Canadian Biathlete Rosanna Crawford’s life. Biathlon is the grueling sport that combines arduous cross-country skiing with accurate rifle shooting. She has loved this sport since she first tried it as a 10-year-old. She says her favorite description of the punishing precision involved is trying to…

Brendan Green

Balancing Contradictions in Sport and in Life BioAchievementsMore Three-time Canadian team member Brendan Green knows all about balance; the biathlon competition is in itself a test of intense, full-out physical exertion coupled with extremely fine control and stability of shooting. He has proved himself in this sport as a bronze medalist in the 2016 World…

Tracy Barnes

Sacrifice comes in many forms BioAchievementsMore Although she’s technically five minutes younger than twin sister, Lanny, biathlete Tracy Barnes has always played the role of older sister. “Tracy is tough as nails and nothing ever gets to her,” said Lanny, who also competes in the grueling sport that combines arduous cross-country skiing with accurate rifle…

Lanny Barnes

Ski fast. Shoot straight. BioAchievementsMore Colorado native Lanny Barnes represented her country in the biathlon at both the 2006 and 2010 Games, and thanks to her identical twin sister the 2014 Games in Sochi was her third chance at a medal. The short story? Both the sisters compete in the sport, which combines cross-country skiing…