Everett was named to the National Development Group for the 2015-2016 season last week.But the camp also included senior athletes with no history in the sport.

We didn’t quite luck out with a perfect sunny day, but we were able to see parts of the impressive mountains when the clouds cleared.

Driving up to Lake Louise, there was a definite lack of clarity, both of the sky and of the van windows.

The terrain was road-like rather than trail-like – up, up, up to a high point and then gradually down the other side to Moraine Lake.

It reminded quite a few of us of skiing on the access roads at Foret Montmorency in Quebec.

Sun Valley gave us a favorable report from skiing the road the day before, but you never quite know what “good skiing” means this early in the season.

The snow was clean and plentiful, if a little grabby, and it was relatively easy skating since most of the road had been groomed by snowmachine within the past few days.We may have a super-fun personality, but we are incredibly serious about protecting your information.We pride ourselves on our already-competitive pricing at Cafe Press.However, Burke finished that year on a high note as in the second-last race of the season, a pursuit at Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norway he became the first ever US biathlete to have the best scratch time in a World Cup competition; The first half of the 2009–10 Biathlon World Cup season marked Burke's breakthrough to the absolute elite of biathlon.In an individual 20 km competition at Östersund, Sweden, the opener of the 2009–10 World Cup season, Burke became the second ever US biathlete to finish 2nd in a Biathlon World Cup competition.From the high point down towards the lake wasn’t groomed, so not everyone was willing to venture along the unpacked powder-over-pavement on the skis they brought.