Ki Bo Bae: “Being a member of the national team is like asking for the moon.”
Jan30

Ki Bo Bae: “Being a member of the national team is like asking for the moon.”

Ki Bo Bae took home a team gold and individual bronze from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The first was less of a surprise, but another individual gold medal would have elevated her to the archery gods; no-one has ever defended an individual archery title in the history of the Olympic Games. It wasn’t to be, as she was beaten by her teammate Chang Hyejin in a high-pressure semifinal. She opened up to Korean media Sisa Press about...

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Ellison: “Plans for 2017? Win everything, I guess.”
Jan23

Ellison: “Plans for 2017? Win everything, I guess.”

After a spectacular 2016, Brady Ellison opened 2017 with an incredible statement: breaking his own indoor world record in Nimes. In the ranking round he shot 599 out of 600 with a perfect second half, the very last arrow just half a shaft inside the line – to pandemonium in the hall. He continued his form in the individual rounds, but was just beaten – by millimeters – in a semifinal shoot-off by the 2012 Olympic...

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Making the switch
Jan05

Making the switch

Crystal Gauvin is no stranger to the World Cup circuit; she has been consistently in contention at the top of the women’s compound division for the last few years. Currently ranked second in the world, she decided to make the switch to recurve. We asked her about the good, the bad and the ugly side of doing so.   I think everyone knows making the switch from compound to recurve isn’t an easy one. However, in my journey from a...

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The Flying Dutchman
Apr23

The Flying Dutchman

Mike SCHLOESSER is on an undeniably-impressive run. We spoke to Mike SCHLOESSER at the Netherlands National Sports Centre in Papendal while he was preparing for a tournament in Kentucky, USA. Mike SCHLOESSER is probably the most successful compound archer in the world right now. He’s the former World Archery Outdoor Champion – a title he held for two years and expired last summer – the reigning Indoor Archery World Cup Champion since...

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