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Camp Perry, Ohio – May 2015                                                             Photo gallery below Last Fall I was fortunate and honored to be one of the chosen to represent the US for the 2015 World Long Range and Palma Championship. We had tryouts for those spots during Camp Perry Long Range and Fullbore Nationals. The team captain, coaches and adjutant… Read more »

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It is hard to believe this was my 4th year competing in the SW Nationals. My first year four years ago, I had never fired a 1000 yard match before. I had my High Master card for mid range but not long range yet. I was entered as a Sharp Shooter. I remember vividly that… Read more »

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3 points. Just 3 points! Today was the last day of two weeks of shooting of the SA Bisley Open Championship. Rain and thunderstorms were predicted but it stayed clear for us. We started the day with the final team event The Protea International. Protea is a local flower. The Welsh, Ireland, S Africa, SA… Read more »

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  Conditions on this range are crazy! But the S African team seems to be one with the wind here. I call them “Windjas”. Today, Wed we arrived at 7:30am and already had 12-15 mph winds directly at us with wicked fishtails. This was the start of the biggest individual match The State President which… Read more »

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Sunday night Charles and I flew back from Cape Town to Joburg to meet up with the rest of the US team. Adele is the name of the gal who owns Hunters Permits and takes care of people coming in to the country with rifles. She also babysat our rifles and gear while we went… Read more »