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NSSA World Skeet Championship: Day Five

In yesterday’s shoot I had shot well. A 97/100 was a great score, but it wasn’t enough to earn a medal – fourth place by a slim margin. On Day Five, I was shooting the 28 gauge event and needed to improve over my mini-world 28 gauge score of 90/100 as a matter of pride if nothing else. The weather ...

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NSSA World Skeet Championship: Day Four

Having shot a sub-par set of 12 gauge events yesterday, I was determined to shine in the 20gauge event on my fourth day of competition.  During the mini’s I had a not-so-great 20 gauge round and it’s the gauge I practice the most. The weather was a carbon copy of yesterday and the day before – clear skies, wind, mid-to-upper ...

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NSSA World Skeet Championship: Day Three

Day one and day two both ended with a medal in my hands, but day three would be much different. The weather wasn’t any different than the last 2 days. Sunny, clear skies, light breeze in the morning turning to spiraling somewhat windy conditions in the afternoon. Today, I’d be shooting the two part 12 gauge event in the World ...

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NSSA World Skeet Championship: Day Two

Yesterday resulted in a championship medal in 12 gauge and a lesson in energy management. I took that lesson into the second day of shooting – Sunday, October 2nd – at the NSSA shooting complex in the mini-world skeet event. First Event – 20 guage (4 boxes = 100 targets) Saturday had gotten started just after noon with a final ...

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NSSA World Skeet Championship: Day One

Arriving at the NSSA shooting complex in San Antonio was a first in itself. But not only had I never been to the complex, I had yet to shoot my first NSSA registered skeet target. I was going to go through the World Skeet Championship as a rookie. Being a rookie means all of the confusion of not really knowing ...

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Heading out to the NSSA World Skeet Championship

Nine months of preparation is about to be taken to the field. I started shooting skeet this year and in February decided that this was going to be the start of my run for the 2012 Rookie All-American honor. I shared my early practice rounds and routines in “The Trail to San Antonio”. Lately, it’s been all business as I prepared to ...

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San Antonio or Bust – The Trail to World Skeet Competition

As this site is intended to be for shooters of all levels, I thought it might be interesting to document my path to the National Skeet Shooting Association’s (NSSA) 2011 World Skeet Championship in San Antonio, TX.  I am going to compete on a budget, and make an honest attempt at some medals and such.  Hopefully, you will come along ...

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