U.S. Rifle and Pistol Athletes Earn 16 Medals at 2024 CAT Games
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by Brittany Nelson
4d ago
By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager COLO SPRGS, CO (April 18, 2024) – USA Shooting athletes brought home an impressive 16 medals from the 2024 Championship of the Americas (CAT) Games in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 31-April 8. The U.S. was one of the 21 countries competing for a chance to raise our flag over the podium. Over 170 athletes participated in the annual rifle and pistol competition. Many Paris 2024 Olympic qualified athletes competed and earned medals for the U.S. at the CAT Games. Nick Mowrer, a two-time Olympian, earned the first medal for the ..read more
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Over 150 Female Athletes Compete at 2024 Rifle Junior Olympic Championships
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by Brittany Nelson
1w ago
By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager COLO SPRGS, CO (April 10, 2024) – Over 150 junior female athletes competed in the 2024 USA Shooting Rifle Junior Olympic Championships at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, April 1-6 in hopes of earning the coveted title of Junior Olympic Champion. Elizabeth Probst, of Grady Texas, and Emme Walrath, of Kenosha, Wisconsin, were crowned champions in Women’s Air Rifle and Women’s Smallbore Rifle, respectively. The women’s smallbore medalists. L to R: Katie Zaun, silver, Emme Walrat ..read more
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Gun & Trophy Insurance Becomes USA Shooting Supporter
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by Brittany Nelson
3w ago
COLO SPRGS, CO (March 28, 2024) – USA Shooting is excited to announce Gun & Trophy Insurance has become one of our newest supporters. Gun & Trophy Insurance provides comprehensive gun and trophy policies for hunters, sportsmen, competitors, collectors and more. The company backs USA Shooting athletes with their silver plan which provides $20,000 in coverage for firearms. Choosing this exceptional insurance enables athletes to safeguard their equipment with confidence, enhancing their focus on achieving excellence in their sport. “It is an honor to partner with such an august body as US ..read more
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U.S. Smallbore Team Qualifies for Olympic Games Paris 2024
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by Brittany Nelson
3w ago
By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager COLO SPRGS, CO (March 26, 2024) – Five athletes, Mary Tucker, Sagen Maddalena, Ivan Roe, Katelyn Abeln, and Keith Sanderson, qualified in smallbore events for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 after the conclusion of U.S. Olympic Trials- Shooting Smallbore Part Three in Fort Moore, Georgia. L to R: Mary Tucker, Sagen Maddalena, and Ivan Roe qualified in smallbore rifle for the Olympic Games Paris 2024. Photo by SFC Kulani Lakanari Tucker, an Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 silver medalist, qualified for Paris in women’s 50-meter smallb ..read more
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USA Shooting Announces Groundbreaking Partnership with Ace Virtual Shooting to Revolutionize Training and Engagement in the Sport of Shooting
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by Brittany Nelson
1M ago
COLO SPRGS, CO (March 22, 2024) –USA Shooting, the national governing body for Olympic and Paralympic shooting sports in the United States, is proud to announce a new partnership with Ace Virtual Shooting, a leading innovator in virtual reality (VR) shooting technology. This collaboration marks a significant step forward in utilizing cutting-edge technology to enhance training, athlete development, and fan engagement within the sport of shooting. Ace, founded by military veterans and competitive shooters, has developed a comprehensive VR ecosystem that integrates both hardware and software to ..read more
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USA Shooting Announces Leadership Transition: Welcomes Kelly Reisdorf as Interim CEO
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by Brittany Nelson
1M ago
Colorado Springs, CO — Mar 22, 2024 — The USA Shooting Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Kelly Reisdorf as the new interim Chief Executive Officer of USA Shooting, effective March 22, 2024, following the resignation of Craig Kozeniesky. “On behalf of the board, we extend our deepest gratitude to Craig for his dedicated service and commitment to the organization and athlete community,” said Jim Mitchell, Chairman of the USA Shooting Board of Directors. “We wish him well in his future endeavors.” As interim CEO, Kelly is committed to building upon the legacy of USA Shooting, fo ..read more
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USA Shooting Shotgun Team Earns Seven Medals at 2024 CAT Games
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by Brittany Nelson
1M ago
By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager COLO SPRGS, CO (March 19, 2024) – The USA Shooting shotgun team brought back an impressive seven medal haul from the 2024 Championship of the Americas (CAT) Games in Santo Domingo, Dominica Republic, March 1-8. The trap earned a total of four medals, read more here, and skeet earned a total of three. Julia “Lia” Nelson earned silver in Women’s Skeet by beating Chile in the finals. Nelson earned her slot in the finals after shooting 115/125 in the qualification round. Nelson shot a score of 52 in the finals. The CAT Games ma ..read more
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Vincent Hancock: The Journey to Olympic Golds
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by Brittany Nelson
1M ago
By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager COLO SPRGS, CO (March 5, 2024) – After shooting international skeet for the first time at the age of 12, Vincent Hancock told his parents he was going to go to the Olympics and win a gold medal. Now at age 34, Hancock has achieved that goal not only once, but three times. Hancock was introduced to the sport of shooting through his dad, Craig Hancock, who was a competitive shooter. His dad coached a 4H team and Hancock often accompanied him to the practices. When Hancock was just 10 years old, he shot his first round of skee ..read more
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USA Shooting Trap Team Earns Four Medals at 2024 CAT Games
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by Brittany Nelson
1M ago
By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager COLO SPRGS, CO (March 6, 2024) – The USA Shooting trap team earned four medals at the 2024 Shotgun Championship of the Americas (CAT) Games, medaling in four out of the five events they participated in. Derrick Mein, 2022 World Champion, earned gold in Men’s Trap after besting Eduardo Lorenzo of the Dominican Republic. Mein earned himself a spot in the finals by shooting a qualification score of 120 out of 125. Mein, a Tokyo Olympian, also saw international success in 2023. He earned a total of four medals at Internati ..read more
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USA Shooting Paralympic Team One Step Closer to Qualifying for Paris
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by Brittany Nelson
2M ago
By Brittany Nelson, USAS Public Relations & Communications Manager COLO SPRGS, CO (Feb. 26, 2024) – The U.S. Paralympic Trials Part Two for shooting have concluded after a week of competition at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Feb. 2-10. There are three trials total for the U.S. Paralympic Shooting Team before athletes will start to qualify for the Paralympic Games Paris 2024. At this second trials competition, McKenna Geer, 2016 bronze Paralympic medalist, made a comeback into the sport of shooting just one year after giving birth to her fi ..read more
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