2nd Lt. Kaitlyn Gura prepares her weapon to fire. (U.S. National Guard Photo by Chief Master Sgt. David Lipp, 119th Wing)
Pfc. Sydney Kautz fires her weapon during the Chief of the National Guard Bureau Biathlon, Feb. 22, 2021 at Camp Ripley Training Center. (U.S. National Guard Photo by Sgt. Mahsima Alkamooneh, Minnesota National Guard)
The N.D. National Guard's men team finished second overall in the Chief National Guard Bureau (CNGB) Biathlon Championships behind the Minnesota National Guard. The N.D. National Guard's women team also finished second overall behind the first place women's team from the Minnesota National Guard.
Capt. Blake Hillerson placed first in the Master Men’s category (35 years and older), while Chief Warrant Officer 2 Wynn Roberts placed second in the Open category. Hillerson placed first in Master Men's category 10 KM Sprint race and the 12.5 KM Pursuit race while Roberts finished second in the Sprint competition.
Master Sgt. Jennifer Freeman, placed first in the Master Women’s category (35 years and older) and won the 7.5 KM Sprint and the 10 KM Pursuit race competition. Pfc. Sidney Kautz placed first in the Novice (first time participant) Women’s Sprint race and second in the Pursuit competition.