Sgt Jeremy Teela competes in the Olympic men's Biathlon 12.5-kilometer pursuit at Whistler Olympic Park in this file photo from 2010
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For years the organization that trains young winter sports athletes in Aspen has been holding a traditional European event called biathlon. This year questions are being raised about the sport, because it involves shooting guns.
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