BowTech’s New Bows Help Pack the Aisles

Patrick Durkin January 8, 2015

For the fifth straight year at the ATA Trade Show, archery dealers overwhelmed the Bowtech booth and beyond when the Show opened Thursday at 8:30 a.m. in the Indiana Convention Center. The crowd, estimated at between 500 to 700 people, filled the surrounding aisles and pushed into nearby booths on three sides of the Bowtech booth, No. 3501. The dealers were there to hear music by Colt Ford, and watch the company unveil two bows from its Bowtech brand, two from the Diamond brand, and two crossbows…

Taya and Chris Kyle together

Taya Kyle: Real-Life “American Sniper” Wife Promotes Outdoor Sports to Help Military Families

Teresa Johnson January 8, 2015

Chris Kyle’s legacy is about saving lives, overseas and at home. Taya Kyle, his widow, is devoting her time to ensuring that his message is carried on. Taya joined Outtech at its annual “Outtech Innovations” event at the 2015 ATA Trade Show, talking to a packed house of archery retailers and manufacturers about her husband’s passion for bowhunting and the outdoors. Portrayed in the upcoming film “American Sniper,” starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller, Chris…

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Congressman Paul Ryan Welcomes ATA Members to #ATA2015

ATA Staff January 8, 2015

A longtime ally of the archery and bowhunting industry, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) welcomes ATA members to the 2015 ATA Trade Show in an exclusive video. Ryan has regularly stepped forward to help the industry, often on his own. "I like working with the archery industry because it's a sport that's done a lot for me," Ryan told ATA contributing editor, Patrick Durkin, in a piece published in an issue of "Inside Archery." A few months prior to 2012 Republican…

ATA Board Meeting

ATA Board of Directors: Six Candidates Competing for 3 Seats

Patrick Durkin January 7, 2015

Six candidates will run for three seats on the 18-member ATA Board of Directors during the annual elections in February. During the Board’s meeting Wednesday morning in Indianapolis, the candidates offered a few thoughts on why they’re running. Jack Bowman, president, Bear Archery: “It’s time to get Bear Archery back involved on the ATA Board. I’ve been in this industry since 1982. I want to be part of the effort to shape it up for the rest of my time I’m in it,…

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