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  1. Hoyt 2020 Recurve Overview with Olympian McKenzie Brown

    U.S. Olympic archer McKenzie Brown and Lancaster Archery Supply recurve archery specialist John Wert run through the new recurve offerings from Hoyt for 2020. The latest lineup from Hoyt includes the Xceed Grand Prix riser, which is a great choice for Olympic archers, but includes special features aimed directly at competitive barebow archers. The Xceed features a new limb alignment...
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  2. How to Shoot the 101-Yard Bigfoot Target in Redding, Calif.

    Every year, the Straight Arrow Bowhunters in Redding, Calif., host the Western Classic Trail Shoot and NFAA Marked 3D Championship. And one of the iconic targets featured at this combined event is a custom-built Bigfoot, which is shot from a distance of 101 yards. In this video, we talked to professional archers Christine Harrelson and Chris Bee to get some...
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  3. EXPLAINED: World Archery 3D Championship Classes

    The World Archery 3D Championships features competition in four classes, each with separate divisions for men and women. In this video, we explain the basic rules that separate the Barebow, Compound, Instinctive and Longbow classes. These classes exist within other organizations, but the World Archery rules for each are unique. World Archery’s 3D Championships are held every other year in...
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  4. Amateur Corner: Tom Stanwood

    Amateur Corner: Tom Stanwood

    Tom Stanwood is a busy man these days. But he still finds time to reach for his dream. He’s a new dad, with his wife, Valerie, giving birth to twin boys – Graham and Niall – in 2018. He’s an attorney, working as a civil litigator on long-term commercial leases. And he’s training as hard as he ever has with...
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  5. AMATEUR CORNER: Anthony Young

    AMATEUR CORNER: Anthony Young

    At the 2019 Winter Can Am Classic in Syracuse, N.Y., March 8-10, Anthony Young was about as amateur as you can get. “This is the first serious tournament I’ve ever done,” said the 23-year-old from Lewistown, Pa. Yet when the tournament ended, Young, who works as a CNC machine operator for an ultrasound company, took home the top prize in...
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  6. AMATEUR CORNER: Savannah Vanderwier

    AMATEUR CORNER: Savannah Vanderwier

    Like a lot of young, talented archers, Savannah Baye Vanderwier now finds herself at a crossroads. The 19-year-old from Sheffield, Texas, recently graduated from high school. On Jan. 26, she won the Women’s Open division title at the Lancaster Archery Classic, which is one of the biggest indoor archery tournaments in the world. Savannah Vanderwier, right, takes aim as she...
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  7. AMATEUR CORNER: Tim "The CEO" Hanley

    AMATEUR CORNER: Tim "The CEO" Hanley

    Tim Hanley entered the Spooky Nook Sports Complex in Manheim, Pa., Sunday morning, and walked over to a small group of Lancaster Archery Supply employees. “Do you mind if I set my bow down here for a minute?” he asked politely. Hanley was wearing a light blue, pin-striped dress shirt, a neat pair of jeans and a respectable pair of...
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  8. 2019 Lancaster Archery Classic Sees Records Broken and New Champions Crowned

    2019 Lancaster Archery Classic Sees Records Broken and New Champions Crowned

    The 2019 Lancaster Archery Classic Jan. 25-27 was one for the history books. Not only did the number of registered archers – 1,794 – shatter last year’s record attendance of 1,488, but Open Pro archer Braden Gellenthien accomplished something that had only ever been done once before in the 16-year history of the East Coast’s largest archery tournament. In qualifications...
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  9. Lancaster Archery Academy January-February Newsletter

    Lancaster Archery Academy January-February Newsletter

    It's here! The winter indoor archery season is in full swing, and at Lancaster Archery Academy, you can always find some paper punchers hanging around. In the coming weeks, we've got tournaments scheduled and leagues kicking off. If the 20-yard, indoor game is your thing, then your season is here. Of course, the highlight of the year is the annual...
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  10. Competition Archery Media Announces 2019 Schedule

    Competition Archery Media Announces 2019 Schedule

    Competition Archery Media has solidified its 2019 schedule to bring to the public professional coverage of the biggest and best archery competitions across the United States. CAM will partner with the National Field Archery Association (NFAA) to provide additional coverage of The Vegas Shoot and Indoor World Series Final; and the NFAA Indoor Nationals. CAM also will provide exclusive coverage...
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