Chesterfield man plays key role in biathlon events

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) – A Chesterfield man is making a big name for himself in Sochi, and he's not even competing in any of the events.

Jerry Kokesh is a part of the International Biathlon Union and has been a major factor in the running culture in St. Louis, dating back to the 1970s.

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Kokesh has helped get summer biathlon off the ground in St. Louis, and NewsChannel 5 reporter Casey Nolen spoke to him about bringing it home in the winter and his involvement in the sport.

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