Megan Bankes – Athlete Bio
Name: Megan Bankes
Facebook Page: Megan Bankes – Biathlete
Date of Birth: 8/22/1997
Hometown Club: Foothills Nordic
Year you Started Competing: 2010
Favourite Biathlon Event: Pursuit
Top Three Career Finishes:
- 1st-Individual, World Junior Championships, Osrblie, Slovakia, 2017
- 26th– Sprint, World Cup, Antholz, Italy, 2019
- 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:
- Les Intouchables