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International Archery: Keeping Arrows Flying

Did you know archery is one of the oldest sports? Depending on whom you ask, the exact time when ancient people started using a bow and arrow is debatable. Some claim it arose from the late stone age while others believe it dates back anywhere from 10,000 to 50,000 years. What historians and academics do…

WebXtra September: “Inside Track” Rio Highlights

In case you missed some of the action during the Rio Olympics, here are some key highlights. Ku Bonchan (South Korea) vs Jean-Charles Valladont (France)--Men’s Individual Gold Match https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzj4FFi7wt8 Chang Hye Jin (South Korea) vs Lisa Unruh (Germany)—Women’s Individual Gold Match https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1fzS993cTk Brady Ellison (USA) vs Sjef Van Den Berg (Netherlands)—Men’s Individual Bronze Match https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sg0_LSHcGY4…

Rio 2016: Cashing in on Olympic Fever

By Rachael Reginek-Krenz The Olympic Games have been a popular international competition since their modern revitalization in the late 19th century. They’ve certainly changed a lot since the original Olympic Games, which were held in in ancient Olympia, Greece, over 2000 years ago. But to this day, they motivate people to get passionate about sports,…

Gear Up for Rio Olympics

The countdown to the Olympics continues to get smaller by the day. Soon the action will be right in our living rooms, and we’ll be cheering on the incredible athletes representing our country. It’s always nice to put a name to face, but even better learn someone’s story. With that in mind, let’s take a…

2016 U.S. Olympic Archery Team Announced

NEWBERRY, Florida - The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials process came to a close Monday after thousands of competition arrows shot since the process began last September. USA Archery will have an incredibly strong showing in Rio and is incredibly proud of the team selected. USA Archery CEO Denise Parker was very pleased to share:…

USA Archery Olympic Team Trials

CHULA VISTA, California - The second nomination shoot for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Archery kicked off with two 72-arrow ranking rounds yesterday. The morning was completed in almost record time with beautiful weather, but the afternoon was a challenge for many of the archers with heavy winds and hot sun. The top…

U.S. Olympic Team Trials Coming to Phoenix

What: AAE Arizona Cup, U.S. Paralympic Team Trials - Archery, U.S. World University Championship Team Trials When: April 7-11, 2016 Where: Ben Avery Shooting Facility, Phoenix, AZ 85086 Click here to go to the event webpage! Why: As USA Archery kicks off the 2016 United States Archery Team (USAT) Series, Phoenix will host one of…

USA Archery Announces 2016 Outdoor Events Schedule

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado With the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games heating up next summer, USA Archery is excited to announce an action-packed 2016 outdoor season. Four U.S. Archery Team (USAT) Qualifier Series Events are on the schedule, along with the U.S. National Outdoor Collegiate Championships, U.S. National Field Championships, and the U.S. National Target…

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