Ken Blaedel of California is only one of a handful of marksmen over the age of 70 to earn a Distinguished Rifle badge in the history of the shooting sports.
The “Made in America” Match made its debut at Camp Perry during the 1996 National Matches.
This year’s competition was held at two venues: the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center in Colorado, and CMP Competition Center in Ohio
Classic SSUSA: NRA’s USA Team Battles Way Into Second Place At 2003 World Long-Range & Palma Team Championships
In 2003, poor weather did little to dampen the U.S. Team’s spirits on its way to second place in this prestigious international event. Classic coverage of the 2003 Palma Team Championships from the January 2004 issue of Shooting Sports USA
Historic Shooting Sports USA coverage of the 2003 NRA Smallbore Championships at the National Matches that year
Rex Walter is a competitor who has attended every National Rimfire Sporter Match at Camp Perry
For three generations of the Williams family, the National Games at Camp Perry have become a yearly pastime
Character is more important than talent to father-and-son duo Nick and Caleb Capko of Fredericksburg, Va., who this summer competed at Camp Perry together for the first time