Shooting a Recurve Bow You can actually practice the following shooting steps without using a bow. Place the arrow on the arrow rest of your bow, and position the arrow so the index vane (the odd-colored one) faces you and is perpendicular to the bowstring. A straight bow or recurve bow shot with the fingers tends to release an arrow with a slight sideways rolling motion.
Target archery has so different games and categories set for age, ability, type of equipment used, type of target shot at, and the number of targets or arrows shot. Field Archery Field archery is a spin-off of Olympic-style shooting and began during the 1930s to fill the needs of many archers to compete in less formalized settings. The National Field Archery Association (NFAA) is the official organizer of clubs and field-archery tournaments.
Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte’s parents are facing foreclosure. Missy Franklin’s parents are biting their nails to see if their daughter will change her mind about going pro, so that they can begin to see some financial returns for her gold medal swimming career. When Douglas, America’s newest Olympic darling, won the U.S. a gold medal for the women’s gymnastics individual all-around event last week, she received much more than the approximate $650 worth of gold actually in the medal: ...
**Arguably the biggest disappointment of the London Olympics is the mascots, Wenlock and Mandeville, called the worst mascots in the history of the Olympics. **Gold medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas is poised to be the biggest marketing winner from the Olympics; she has endorsement offers from several companies, including some in the Fortune 100. **Several NBA players will attend an August 22 fundraising shoot-around for President Obama’s reelection campaign.