Since the final three biathlon races of the Olympics are all relays, I figured this would be a good time to explain to you all how exactly biathlon relays work. They're a bit different from other biathlon races! And it will be more fun to watch if you understand what's going on.
For more about the penalty loop, check out this nytimes article!
The mixed relay is on Wednesday the 19th, the women's relay is in Friday the 21st, and the men's relay is on Saturday the 22nd. I will be racing in both the mixed relay and the women's relay. Let the relays begin!