Nikki Haverstock, a longtime archer, coach and host of “Nock Out,” said the show will stir excitement about various archery styles, including 3D, USA Archery, National Field Archery Association, Next Step Archery and Archery Shooters Association. The show premiers July 26. “The show will broadcast archery to a broad audience, which will help archery interest explode,” Haverstock said. “Young people are excited, but they don’t know how many different types of competitive…
Paralympic gold medalist and California native Jeff Fabry has been nominated for an ESPY Award in the "Best Male Athlete With a Disability" category. The ESPY's will be broadcast live on ESPN July 17 at 9 p.m. ET. Fabry, who shoots a compound bow and had a breathtaking rise to the podium in London after an equipment failure that nearly eliminated him from competition, is one of 11 Paralympians nominated for an ESPY this year.
Oklahoma archery shop welcomes archers inspired by “The Hunger Games." Growing interest in archery has prompted Bill's Outdoor Sports to add a second store location featuring an archery range to accommodate youth programming after school.
An expert marksman, Bear’s natural skill and passion inspired early interest in bowhunting, which fueled the growth of the industry. In celebration of his life and Bear Archery’s 80th anniversary, The Sportsman Channel will air an hour-long special – “Fred Bear – The Father of Bowhunting” – Friday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Eastern.
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Georgia took part in an initial Explore Bowhunting class in 2012 and received five equipment kits to jump-start their program.