Boise native Sara Studebaker earns spot on U.S. Olympic biathlon team

Credit: NordicFocus

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by KTVB.COM

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Posted on January 12, 2014 at 10:14 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 13 at 12:05 AM

BOISE -- Sara Studebaker is headed back to the Olympics.

The U.S. Olympic biathlon team was named today and it includes the 29-year-old Boise High grad who was one of the top U.S. biathletes in the Vancouver Olympics in 2010.

She finished 34th overall in the 15K individual, 2nd among all U.S. athletes.

Studebaker’s biathlon career began on the Nordic track at Bogus Basin while in her early teens and led her to a national championship as the captain of the Dartmouth team.

Opening ceremonies of the Sochi Winter Olympics is Friday, February 7th.

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