Currier Retires From Biathlon Racing
Maine's two-time U.S. Olympic Biathlon Team competitor Russell Currier is calling it a career.
His last competition took place in Utah over the weekend at the USBA Nationals. Currier finished 4th in the Sprint event, 6th in the Pursuit event and 5th in the Mass Start event.
The 30-year-old Currier is from the tiny town of Stockholm in Aroostook County. He is a Caribou High School grad.
He competed in the Sochi Winter Olympics of 2014, finishing 49th in the Individual Biathlon event, 60th in the Sprint and 16th in the Relay. Currier was also on the 2018 U.S. Olympic team that went to PyeongChang, South Korea. He did not compete in any events.
Currier posted the following statement on his blog....