Ku Bonchan out, Oh Jin Hyek very much in as Korea chooses its 2017 squad
Mar23

Ku Bonchan out, Oh Jin Hyek very much in as Korea chooses its 2017 squad

  This time every year, the Korea Archery Association picks its archery squads for the upcoming outdoor season. For recurves, it is a notoriously tough test; eleven rounds over seven shooting days including many different scored rounds and tournaments. It’s as much a test of mental endurance as physical shooting stamina; it’s noticeable how older hands seem to find an extra gear in later rounds where the...

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QUITE THE YEAR
Dec19

QUITE THE YEAR

It’s been quite a year. I just finished my last archery trip of the year and taking a well deserved (and needed) time-out. I don’t remember having a three week stretch of no archery events to go tot his year and I will either love it or get bored stiff. Olympic years usually are quite busy but this was an exceptional one, at least for me. Sometimes not even knowing where I am or what day it was. I am lucky to travel with a great...

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Shanghai Favorites
May06

Shanghai Favorites

With a photo count of 3883 for the week and the batteries already charged for the next event in Medellin, Colombia, it was not easy to select my favorites from Shanghai so I asked some friends to select their favorites. Below are their picks. Sjef van den Berg standing tall in between the high rises of Shanghai financial district. Morning sun rising over the field of play.   Getting some love from the Korean compound women....

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Launch time
Apr06

Launch time

Finally on line After months, maybe even years, it finally came to the decision to to built a website and go online. YES it took some hours, days, even weeks to gather all the people I want to be part of the team who is going to keep this up and running. New server, new team, contributors and partners all checked of now and launch time is finally there.   The goal is to keep you up to date with (almost) everything that is going...

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