Eva Shockey

ABC News: Bowhunting and the Anti-Barbie

Amy Hatfield February 10, 2015

In an ABC Nightline news piece Feb. 2, reporter Neal Karlinsky interviewed archer and bowhunter Eva Shockey while examining the growing number of female hunters in the United States.World News Videos | ABC World NewsKarlinsky maintained the objectivity expected of a seasoned news journalist, at least until the story’s last seconds when he shot some errant arrows before hitting the bull’s-eye. That’s when – at least in spirit – he became a kid again. He was…

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Top 10 Things to See and do at 2015 ATA Show

Shannon Rikard January 2, 2015

The ATA Trade Show returns to Indianapolis for its annual three-day run Jan. 8-10, 2015, marking its first visit to Indy since 2011.The Archery Trade Association’s leaders expect a balance of new and improved features will make the 2015 Show the biggest and best yet. Returning to Indy – the favored Show location based on ATA-member surveys – is a positive, much-anticipated move. Extra space, educational opportunities and customer-appreciation events also are slated.Here…

Olympic-style archery targets

Archery Industry, Meet World Archery. Prepare to Get Excited.

Teresa Johnson December 12, 2014

World Archery – formerly known by the acronym “FITA,” which stood for the French words for International Archery Federation – is the international governing body for the sport of archery, and this global organization is going places.Just ask ATA President Jay McAninch, who recently spent three days meeting with World Archery at the organization’s headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.“With the growth and visibility in archery, we truly need to see our…

A Martin bow in action

Martin Archery Reborn

Carolee Anita Boyles December 9, 2014

Martin Archery was near extinction two years ago. The iconic American company, started in 1951 by Gail Martin and his wife Eva, fell on hard times after Martin died in July 2013. The company’s assets were about to be auctioned off.That’s when Rich Weatherford stepped in. As a seasoned executive with experience in other industries, Weatherford saw potential in the venerable company.“I had worked in the Fortune 500 world,” he said. “I’d hit a point in my…

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