This first installment of our two-part series showcases the evolution of Silhouette Rifle from a backwoods sport played by bored Mexican soldiers, to its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, to today and the modern game
This club has been involved in 300 meter marksmanship since its inception in the 1930s. The new championship has been developed in conjunction with USA Shooting
In 1952, the NRA was the governing body for international competition in the USA.
Parsons was instrumental in modernizing the intercollegiate shooting program after World War II by successfully advocating replacement of the “military” standing position (arm supporting the rifle free of the shooter’s body) by the NRA-hip rest position common in domestic and international shooting. Parsons shot on the George Washington University (GWU) team that won the first Intercollegiate National Championship determined by nationwide sectional competition.