|birthday||March 26, 1985|
|society||University OF Utah SKI Team|
Admission to the
|World Cup balance|
|last change: June 2, 2010|
Casey Simons lives in Park City and starts for the University OF Utah SKI team , where he is trained by Eli Brown and Wendy Wagner. In cross-country skiing, Simons has been taking part in international races of the Continental Cup, the FIS, the Nor-Am Cup and the US Super Tour since 2002 . Often he achieved results in the top 20, more rarely in the top 10. In 2004 he started in Stryn at the Junior World Championship, where 43rd place was the best result in the sprint competition. In 2005 he again took part in the Junior World Championships in Rovaniemi and was Sprint 46. In 2008 Simons switched to biathlon. He achieved his breakthrough in North America in the 2008/09 season. In the Biathlon-NorAm-Cup 2008/09 he ran in La Patrie behind Jesse Downs at the beginning of 2009 in sprint and pursuit in second place. At the US Biathlon Championships in Fort Kent in 2009 he was first sixth in the sprint and just missed a medal in the subsequent pursuit race in fourth place. He won this as runner-up behind Kevin Patzoldt in the mass start race.
The 2009/10 season was also successful for Simons. In the 2009/10 Biathlon NorAm Cup , he finished third overall. At the North American Biathlon Championships in 2010 , he won the sprint title, but fell back to fifth in the pursuit. in the mass start he missed another medal with fourth place. At the US championships , which were held at the same time , he won the sprint title, came fourth in the pursuit race and won the bronze medal in the mass start.
- Casey Simons in the database of the IBU (English)
- Casey Simons in the database of the International Ski Federation (English)
- Simons on the US Association's website
- Simons on the Utah SKI team website
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||American biathlete and cross-country skier|
|DATE OF BIRTH||March 26, 1985|