February 3

Tim Burke, Biathlon

The road to Sochi: Maine's Olympic hopefuls

Born: July 15, 1981

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Hometown: Paul Smiths, New York

Details: Tim competed in the 2006 and 2010 games, and at the 2013 World Championships he won the silver medal in the 20 km Individual competition, the second American man ever to win a World Championship medal.

Maine connection: Burke trained at the Maine Winter Sports Center.

Website: http://timburke.us/

Photo: Reuters

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