The Student Air Rifle Program (SAR) is excited to expand to Texas with a sustainable partnership. “SAR provides a well aligned comprehensive curriculum for schools. Like the National Archery in the Schools Program, SAR makes shooting sports education simple and effective with a successful train the trainer model. Texas Parks and Wildlife is proud to […]
The registration deadline for both the National Air Pistol and Air Rifle “New Shooter” Leagues is 18 January. After successful inaugural seasons in 2018, both Leagues will be back and improved in 2019. For only $75, your team can compete nationally against teams of similar skill levels. We’re excited to get going again, and hope you […]
Members of the USA Shooting Team and staff are gearing up to attend one of the firearms industry’s most anticipated events of the year: The 41stannual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT Show) at the Sands Expo and Convention Center January 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. SHOT Show, presented by the National Shooting Sports […]
Youth Olympics gold medallists shooters Manu Bhaker, Saurabh Chaudhary and weightlifter Jeremy Lalrinnunga will be among the cream of India’s young sporting talent competing at the Khelo India Youth Games, beginning here on Wednesday. The Jaspal Rana-trained Saurabh was in red hot form last year when he shot his way to gold at the Asian […]
It’s the final day of the Target Sprint Festival and we re-join the talented athletes that have all qualified from competitions across the country to compete for championship glory. What is Target Sprint? Target Sprint is an internationally recognised air rifle discipline combining running with target shooting. The competition consists of three 400m running stages […]
How can donors like you make a difference with America’s Shooting Team? Money raised goes back into strengthening grassroots programs like the National Training Center (NTC) Junior Club, and doing so could save the future of the shooting sports. Please read this profile and consider contributing a year-end gift that allows us the opportunity to […]
The creation of a new Developement Fund, as well as the donation of 10 Million USD by President Lisin, were unanimously approved by the ISSF Executive Committee members. Munich (GER), 29 December 2018 – The ISSF Executive Committee supported the initiative of ISSF President Vladimir Lisin to establish a Development Fund and to donate USD […]
MCJROTC teams made an impressive run in the National Air Rifle Tournament, as Granbury MCJROTC won the Precision championship and Nation Ford MCJROTC won the Sporter Championship. Granbury MCJROTC came into the tournament as the number one seed. After an undefeated regular season, they defeated Piedra Vista AJROTC and Ria Saldo Sportsman’s Club on their […]
Back in June, Moira Antal, 14, of Bealeton, Va., helped make history as she became the first Paralympic athlete to compete at the Civilian Marksmanship Program’s (CMP) Three-Position Air Rifle National Championship, held at the Gary Anderson CMP Competition Center at Camp Perry, Ohio.
“It’s very fun,” she said with a laugh, speaking of competing in air rifle. “It’s calming. When I shoot, I zone out and let my mind run off wherever it wants, and I just shoot – that’s it.”
Moira has arthrogryposis, a congenital joint contracture that has affected her since birth. She’s also missing two major muscle groups, a bicep and quadricep on her left side, and through the years has additionally developed arthritis, with 10 surgeries to date.
“Her doctor said she would never walk, but here she is,” explained her mother, Wendy, as she looked at Moira and smiled. “She doesn’t like to be told, ‘No.’”
Vladimir Lisin, the newly elected ISSF President, decided to establish a Development Fund that will not depend on the money the ISSF has received or will receive from the IOC. To begin with, he has committed to contribute USD 10.000.000 (ten million) of his personal means for the quadrennium 2019-2022. This money will be transferred […]