Sara Studebaker

U.S. Biathlon

  • 2010
  • 2014

PERSONAL DATA

High School:  Boise High School
College:  Darmouth College, Keller Graduate School of Management
Height:  5' 6"    Weight:  130 lbs
Current Location: Lake Placid, NY

Hobbies: 

  • Cooking
  • Reading
  • Knitting
  • Traveling

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Did you know...?

  • I could not live without… chocolate...and the love and support of my family and friends.
  • My favorite place in the world is… how can you pick just one??!
  • My dream vacation spot is… anywhere I can relax and enjoy the sun and sea!
  • When traveling, the thing I miss the most is… my family and my boyfriend.
  • My favorite meal is… my dad’s chicken curry.
  • My favorite television show is…  Glee
  • I never leave my house without… (I never travel without… a great book)
  • My favorite quote is…  “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” –Henry Ford
  • If I were not an athlete, I would be…  still involved in sports in some way.

More on Sara:

Sara is a Boise, Idaho native currently living and training at both the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York and in Anchorage, Alaska. Sara graduated from Dartmouth College in June 2007 and moved to Lake Placid to begin training as a member of the US Biathlon Team. She made her first Olympic Team in 2010, and placed a season's best 34th in the Individual race. In the 2010-2011 season, Sara finished a personal-best 14th in the Presque Isle, Maine World Cup and ended the season ranked 34th in the world. In the 2011-2012 season, she had another top finish with a 15th place in the World Cup Sprint in Kontiolahti, Finland.  Sara has been a member of the US World Championship Team for the past 3 years, and as one of the top US women, will again compete on the World Cup circuit in 2013-2014. This year, her goal is to qualify for the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia which will take place in February 2014.

SPORT DATA

Biathlon Since:  2003
Skis:  Rossignol
Boots:  Rossignol
Poles:  One Way
Coaches:  Jonne Kahkonen and Zachary Hall

TOP RESULTS

LEVEL   YEAR   EVENT   IN   SP   PU   MS   RL 
Olympic Games
 2014 Sochi (RUS)  55  44  51     7
   2010  Vancouver (CAN)   34   45   46     17 
World Champ.  2013  Nove Mesto (CZE)   27   65       11
   2012 Ruhpolding (GER)  38  49  41    11
   2011  Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS)  17  48  38    13

WORLD CUP TOTAL
2012/2013  66
2011/2012  55
2010/2011  34
2009/2010  94
2008/2009  91

WORLD CUP TOP RESULTS (INCL. OWG AND WCH.)

POS   COMP.   SEASON   EVENT 
 14  SP  2010/2011  Presque Isle, ME (USA)
 15  SP  2011/2012  Kontiolahti (FIN)
 17  IN  2010/2011  Khanty-Mansiysk (RUS)
 17  SP  2010/2011  Fort Kent, ME (USA)
 20  PU  2010/2011  Oslo Homenkollen (NOR)
 21  IN  2010/2011  Pokljuka (SLO)
 22  MS  2010/2011  Oslo Homenkollen (NOR)
 23  SP  2011/2012  Oslo Homenkollen (NOR)
 23  SP  2010/2011  Oslo Homenkollen (NOR)
 23  MS  2010/2011  Fort Kent, ME (USA)
 25  PU  2011/2012  Oslo Holmenkollen (NOR)
 26  SP  2010/2011  Hochfilzen (AUT)

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