Clare Egan (11/19/1987) is a biathlete and cross-country skier originally from Cape Elizabeth, Maine. She started cross-country skiing in middle school and went on to become a Maine 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 finished in the top 25 seven times. Clare represented the US Biathlon Team at the 2015, 2016, and 2017 World Championships as well as the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.
Clare speaks five languages and was elected in 2018 to Chair the International Biathlon Union Athletes’ Committee until 2022. She lives in Lake Placid, New York.