Tag Archives: shotgunning

Kim Rhode Describes Winning Olympic Gold Medal

SCI sponsored Olympic shooter Kim Rhode in the 2012 London Olympics.  There, she became the first U.S. athlete to win five medals in five consecutive Olympic games. She also broke the Olympic record of shooting 99 out of 100 targets. Rhode, a Sables and SCI Life Member, sat down with SCI’s Publications Director, Steve Comus, at the 2012 Grand American to describe what it’s like to win an Olympic gold medal and what she’s planning for the future.

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11 Days, 4.5 Million Clay Targets

The Grand American is the largest shooting event in the world. According to the event’s Tournament Director, Mike Hampton, 3,500 to 4,000 shooters from all 50 states and seven countries will fire from 121 trap fields.

Mike Jordan Inducted Into ATA Hall Of Fame

Like many hunters, Mike Jordan started shooting clay birds to help him become a better hunter. Today, Jordan is in the Amateur Trapshooting Association’s Hall of Fame and SCI’s Director of Publicatioins, Steve Comus, was there to congratulate him.

Federal Hosts Nostalgic Shoot At 2012 Grand American

There was a time when the Winchester Model 12 dominated the sport of trapshooting. To commemorate the 100th year of this design, Federal Cartridge hosted a nostalgic Model 12 trap shoot at the 2012 Grand American.   100 shooters participated.