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Old 05-18-2008, 11:25 AM
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Anschutz Biathlon Rifle

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Pure Prairie Power - "To give anything less then your best is to sacrifice the gift" - Scott Anthony Perras
About Biathlon
Biathlon is an Olympic winter sport, which combines competitive,
free-technique cross-country skiing and small-bore rifle marksmanship.
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The word biathlon is of Greek origin and means "two tests."

Several other competition forms of movement and shooting,
such as ski archery, snowshoe biathlon, running and shooting,
and mountain bike biathlon, are also normally included
in the general category of biathlon.

However, by far the most common form of biathlon is the cross-country skiing
and small-bore rifle marksmanship competition.

It is this latter type of biathlon that is an Olympic event
Biathlon Stock by Petr Zidek
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Just thought I would share a couple photos of my Biathlon rifle.

It is not a Russian Ishmash but instead a Anschutz Fortner with a custom stock
which I am currently carving down to make it better fitting.

As you can see the Anschutz logos on the sights and action
have been covered-up with felt marker
because they are not a sponosor of mine,
right now there are no sponsorship stickers on the rifle
because the stock is only a couple weeks old.

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With Magazine Inserted

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