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U.S. Biathlon Names Jack Gierhart Interim CEO

Jack Gierhart has been named interim chief executive officer for U.S. Biathlon and will oversee the organization on an interim basis as current President and Chief Executive Officer Max Cobb transitions this fall to become secretary general of the International Biathlon Union beginning October 17. A longtime Olympic governing body leader, Gierhart will work with […]

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John Farra Named U.S. Biathlon Director of Sport Development

U.S. Biathlon has named John Farra, a 1992 Olympian and NCAA cross country skiing All-American, as its director of sport development, a newly-created position as part of the national governing body’s mission to fortify its athletic position for the future. Farra’s role will focus on talent identification among junior and collegiate cross country skiers and […]

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Max Cobb will start his new role in October and relocate to Salzburg to work full time from the IBU Headquarters. Photo via US Biathlon

U.S. Biathlon Leader Max Cobb to Head International Biathlon Union

U.S. Biathlon President and Chief Executive Officer Max Cobb has been named by the International Biathlon Union as its new secretary general and will be leaving U.S. Biathlon this fall to take the helm of the international sports federation based in Salzburg, Austria. Cobb will start his new role in October and relocate to Salzburg […]

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