2012 Olympic shooting on the horizon

We have some great competitors in the Games this year! It’s going to be fun!

Firearm User Network

From Kevin Neuendorf
USA Shooting

This summer, 22 athletes will represent Team USA in the three Olympic-shooting disciplines of pistol, rifle and shotgun. If 2011 was any indication, the USA Shooting Team is poised for great success having made 40 appearances in 2011 World Cup finals, earning 24 medals overall. The U.S. earned six medals in Beijing at the 2008 Olympic Games and is on track to equal or better that mark in London.

Two of the names you should be familiar with.

Kim Rhode (El Monte, Calif.) is a four-time Olympic medalist in shotgun. Having already secured a berth on Team USA for London, she’s poised to become the first U.S. athlete to win five medals in five consecutive Olympic Games and cementing her as one of the iconic female Olympians of all time.

Matt Emmons (Browns Mill, N.J.) is a 2004 & 2008 Olympic medalist and is considered…

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