Jr. World Championships Athlete: Megan Banks

Name: Megan Bankes


Hometown: Calgary

Club: Foothills

Coach: Richard Boruta

Years in Biathlon: 7

This will be my 4th time going to WYJCH, first time as a Junior. 

Previous Results: Presque Isle:SP: 46th, PU: 43rd, IN: 42nd

Minsk: SP: 45th, PU: 27th, IN: 42nd

Cheile Gradistei: SP: 26th, PU: 18th, IN: 19th

ABC: What were your goals and expectations going into Trials?

MB: My goal going into trials was just to ski fast, focus on hitting targets, and enjoy racing while staying warm! My expectations were to qualify for WJCH.

ABC: Can you give us a quick recap of the trials races in Valcartier?

MB: I was happy with how my skiing went both days. In the sprint I didn't shoot as well as I'd hoped to (only 6/10), so I got that a little more together for the pursuit (16/20). Overall fun racing on a challenging course.

Good luck to Megan as she leads team Canada's charge for the podium!