Yesterday’s Rifle – The 1924 Olympic Smallbore Rifle
Smallbore rifle shooting was a frequent part of the international and Olympic shooting competitions prior to World War II, and was included in the 1924 Paris Olympics.
U.S. F-Class Team wins Historic Creedmoor Cup
There really is a “pot of gold” at the end of the rainbow on the Emerald Isle, both literally and figuratively, at least for F-Class rifle competitors.
Rifle Slings and International Shooting
The year was 1921. The place—Lyon, France. The occasion was the nineteenth World Shooting Championships at 300 meters.
Top 10 Competitive Shooting Stories of the Year
The ten top shooting sports moments of 2015, as chosen by the Shooting Sports USA editorial staff.
Return and Renaissance: U.S. International Rifle Shooting 1948-1966
After the United States withdrew from International Shooting Union sanctioned competition, U.S. international shooting was confined to the annual Dewar Team match and the Pershing Team competition.
Women Teaching Women
I started shooting because I was afraid of guns. That’s the first thing I tell someone who is a little nervous at first. I always get the “you’ve got to be kidding” look. No, you don’t have to start young. No, you don’t have to grow up with guns. Yes, it’s okay to be a little nervous/excited your first time holding a shotgun.
The Wimbledon Cup
Since 1876, the Wimbledon Cup has been the premier NRA long-range trophy in U.S. high power rifle shooting.
Olympic Gold: NRA All-Americans at the Olympics
The NRA began awarding “Golden Bullets” to honor collegiate All-Americans in the sport of smallbore rifle shooting in 1936.
2017 International Postal Matches
There are four international postal teams, dating back to 1909.