Part 3 of our deep dive on the U.S. competitive shooters and their stories at the Helsinki 1925 Olympic Games.
Part 2 of our deep dive on shooting events at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.
Part 1 of our deep dive on shooting events at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.
Nostalgia for sale, $80. Mossberg’s Model 183 series bolt-action .410 shotguns saw nearly 40 years of manufacture. Today, these guns can be found at bargain prices on the used marketplace.
When U.S. rifle shooters arrived in England before the 1948 Games, new Olympic rules for shooting coats and the free rifle kneeling position forced the Americans to adapt. And with a large amount of pistol shooters, the U.S. team had problems getting in enough practice prior to match time.
Part 2 of our deep dive on shooting events at the London 1948 Summer Olympic Games.
The postwar resumption of international target shooting included a new rule regarding amateur status.