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The 2000s: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

For smallbore after Y2K, the Wigger Era closes again—sort of.

The 1990s: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

The Wigger Era closes, sort of, during the 1990s. The NRA National Smallbore Rifle Championships saw a handover to the next generation to top shooters, but some of the "old-timers" were still earning wins during the decade of grunge, Friends and Seinfeld.

Golden Age, Part 2: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

The wind blew and Lones Wigger won (a lot) throughout the second half of the “Golden Age” of smallbore rifle shooting — the 1970s. The disco decade of saw the iconic Wigger, along with a cast of characters rivaling a Hollywood blockbuster, help usher in the 3-P era, all while setting a slew of smallbore national records at Camp Perry.

Depression and War: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

When smallbore rifle became a serious competitive shooting discipline. The third article in a series of seven celebrating the history of the National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship

The Roaring Twenties: National Smallbore Outdoor Rifle Championship History

Part 2 of our series on the history of .22 LR competition in the U.S. and overseas. This installment focuses on the gilded age of competitive rifle shooting.

The Legend Of Carl Bernosky

A precision rifle expert, Carl Bernosky is one of the greatest competitive shooters of all time. Not only is he great with a rifle, but he's no slouch with a pistol either—ranking high on the Bianchi Cup leaderboard for many years and also competing at the NRA World Shooting Championship

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