7th NRA World Action Pistol Championships
Held 6-9 October at Blacktown Pistol club - and I never even knew it had been on until now. Damn, I would have gone out there...
Doug Koenig 1st 1920-188x
Carl Bernosky 2nd 1920-181x
Bruce Piatt 3rd 1920-177x
All perfect scores, I might add.
Other shooters included Julie Golob, Jim Staader, Vera Koo, Jerry Miculek.
Can I say it again? Damndamndamn. lol
Koenig receives world shoot trophy from SSAA National President Bob Green
Video WAPC Oct 2010 Sydney
^^Uh yeah that video doesn't seem to work. Unless its just my dodgy pc, always a possibility
Found some photos:
Doug Koenig at 50m
Marc Kleser at 15m
Julie Golob mover target
Jerry Miculek at 15m
Greg van Borsso going prone at 50m
Koenig on his way to a perfect score
Koenig and mover targets. Can see where the 188x's came from!
Great pix and I'd love to see an event like this live and in-person. I do find it ironic though that a world pistol event was held in a country where the government detests pistols. Let's hope that this type of event will help convince your leaders that pistols, and the people that shoot them, aren't evil.
I can only imagine the paperwork that was necessary for these folks to bring their guns down under...
Yes how ironic NGIB. I wonder if any of the Govt outside the Firearms Registry/Customs would even have known it was on? I certainly didn't and that is still painful lol. Would have given anything to have seen arguably the best shooters in the world today. Ah well!
Funny you should mention paperwork :rolleyes: Everyone's guns and ammo arrived intact...except for Jerry Miculek, who arrived to find one serial number digit wrong on the permits resulting in his backup gun being denied entry...and no amount of intercontinental correspondence would sway them. Lucky he didn't have gun trouble :)
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