This, on the other
hand, is a library shot. It’s not actually snowing this
morning. Or dark. We were sent it by Altitude Biathlon, a new offering in Val
d’Isère from world-class biathletes.
course, is the sport where you ski cross-country then shoot. It is the ultimate
test of skill and stamina, and appeals mostly to unfeasibly thin Nordics
in unhealthily tight lycra. Your average Brit would have a heart
attack before the first stand, and Americans would faint on hearing they were
expected to shoot into butts.
This is a good
laugh, though. You don’t have to do the langlauf bit, you can just enjoy
knocking out those little black things, and mulled wine is available. Could it
be the next Olympic sport, testing your skill and stamina by downing
a jug of glühwein every five shots? It wouldn’t be any sillier than boarder