Clare Egan (11/19/1987) is a biathlete and cross-country skier originally from Cape Elizabeth, Maine. A member of the Craftsbury Green Racing Project since 2011 and the US Biathlon Team since 2014, she lives and trains at the US Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York.
Clare started cross-country skiing in middle school and was a Maine high school state champion and two-time member of the New England Junior National team. As an undergraduate student at Wellesley College, she ran cross-country and track and started the Wellesley Ski Team. After graduating in 2010, Clare spent a year at the University of New Hampshire, where she competed in Division I cross-country, outdoor track, and cross-country skiing, while pursuing a master’s degree in linguistics.
Clare joined the Craftsbury Green Racing Project in June of 2011, and notched eight top-6 finishes in the US SuperTour as well as two top-10’s in the American Birkebeiner 50k before competing in her first biathlon race in 2013. Following the 2014 season, Clare was named to US Biathlon’s development program. She made her World Cup debut in January of 2015 and has since notched seven top-25 World Cup finishes and represented the US Biathlon Team at three World Championships and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.