The 10 Best 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup GIFs

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posted on June 8, 2019
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It's the weekend, so let's reward ourselves with a sampling of the best GIFs from the 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup Action Pistol Championship, held last month at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Hallsville, MO.

10. We begin with NRA Board Member Julie Golob cleaning the plate rack at the Falling Plate Event. Be sure to read her write-up on the first-ever Action Pistol Triple Cup Challenge.

Julie Golob 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup


9. Here is 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup Champion Bruce Piatt also cleaning up the Falling Plate Event during a sequence. After winning the Bianchi Cup, Piatt went on to become the first Action Pistol Triple Cup Challenge Champion.

Bruce Piatt 2019 Bianchi Cup


8. Next up is the legendary pistol shooter and Bianchi Cup mainstay Rob Leatham displaying some of his technique to a group of shooters that are paying very close attention to him.

Rob Leatham 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup


7. Here is U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit shooter, 2019 Bianchi runner-up and 2018 Bianchi Cup Champion Adam Sokolowski as he tackles the Moving Target Event. Note that Sokolowski is shooting his second gun for the Multi-Gun Aggregate here, not his Open pistol.

Adam Sokolowski 2019 Bianchi Cup


6. Here is Rob Leatham once again, this time while shooting the Barricade Event. Leatham finished second in the Bianchi Production division this year.

2019 Bianchi Cup Barricade Event Rob Leatham


5. And, here's 2019 Bianchi Metallic Champion, Kyle Schmidt, also shooting the Barricade Event. In 2016, Schmidt received accolades from his peers for firing his first perfect 1920 score at Bianchi.

Kyle Schmidt 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup


4. Newly-minted Team Ruger shooter Beth Walker competed at the Bianchi Cup for the first time this year. Here she is shooting the Practical Event. Walker is the first junior shooter to join Team Ruger.

Beth Walker 2019 Bianchi Cup


3. Walker's Ruger teammate Trevor Baucom is shown here shooting the Moving Target Event.

Trevor Baucom NRA Bianchi Cup


2. It was all high fives and hugs for Claudia Alley and Australian shooter Craig Ginger during the 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup awards ceremony.

Claudia Alley, Craig Ginger at the 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup


1. Finally, it wouldn't be the Bianchi Cup without the infamous Skirt Award, given out each year at the awards ceremony. If you want to know what it is awarded for, you will just have to attend the Bianchi Cup awards ceremony to find out!

Skirt award at 2019 NRA Bianchi Cup

Special thanks to John Rickards for supplying the animations.

See more: Behind The Scenes At The Bianchi Cup.

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