Megan Bankes – Athlete Bio


Name: Megan Bankes

Instagram: megan.bankes

Facebook Page: Megan Bankes – Biathlete


Date of Birth: 8/22/1997

Hometown: Calgary

Hometown Club: Foothills Nordic

Year you Started Competing: 2010

Favourite Biathlon Event: Pursuit


Top Three Career Finishes:

  1. 1st-Individual, World Junior Championships, Osrblie, Slovakia, 2017 
  2. 26th– Sprint, World Cup, Antholz, Italy, 2019 
  3. 26th-Individual, World Cup, Canmore, Canada, 2019 


What are some of your hobbies?

  • Baking, Reading, Mountain Biking, Playing the fiddle, Listening to CBC Radio

What do you like the most about biathlon?

  • The combination of skiing and shooting, and how it adds so many variables to a race. It makes it exciting to watch and compete in because you never know what is going to happen.

List your personal sponsors:

  • Salomon, LEKI, Sport Dinaco

Favourite TV Show:

  • The Bridge

What are you looking forward to most this season?

  • Lots of racing, and getting better throughout the season.

Favourite musician/musical group:

  • Feist

Favourite Movie:

  • Les Intouchables

Favourite Book:

  • Warlight