We cover the first decade of the “Golden Age” of smallbore shooting— the 1960s — in this article, the latest in our series celebrating the Smallbore National Championship Centenary.
In 2015, Velayo first began competing in the precision rifle sports after he shot a military-style sniper match hosted by the Army National Guard Sniper School in Arkansas. As the Scout Sniper Primary Marksmanship Instructor, he wanted to make sure that he was putting his money where his mouth was.
The days of Marines scoring targets in the pits at the rifle range may be coming to an end. E-targets, anyone?
Says Diconza: “It’s not like I’m better than anybody else. That day was just my day.”
This all-girls F-Class shooting team set two records in Lodi, WI, this year at the NRA F-Class Nationals.
SGT Antonio DiConza of the U.S. Marine Corps broke a 31-year record at the National Trophy Matches this year.