Title

Fort Kent and Presque Isle recently hosted seven days of World Cup biathlon even

Authors

Whit Richardson

Source

Mainebiz

Date

2-21-2011

Pages

1, 6

Abstract

Fort Kent and Presque Isle recently hosted seven days of World Cup biathlon events, generating an estimated $10 million in economic impact. There were also 120 million television viewers in Europe, where biathlon is the most popular winter sport. The Maine Winter Sports Center's website for the European audience, discovernorthernmaine.com, is building on that momentum. The Nordic Heritage Center is one of the draws that attracted investors to build the new Hampton Inn in Presque Isle.

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