The club is garnering attention this week as host of the 2018 Canadian Biathlon Championships, but Les Aventuriers aren’t new to the national spotlight. The club has been hosting provincial, regional and national competitions for decades.
The unassuming community has slowly and steadily built the course from scratch for more than 40 years into a renowned facility with millions worth of infrastructure, and its origins are as modest as they come.
“It was a group of people there who just wanted to cross-country ski,” Levesque said. “And that’s how it started.”