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    • bruc
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      Congratulations to Jason Westbrock in winning the IBO World’s in recurve unaided !!

      Not only did he do it once , but had “Back to Back” Wins !!

      Well Done Jason.

      Bruce

    • Stephen Graf
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      Salute!

      A local bowyer here, Ben Graham of Humingbird Bows, won the new wood arrow longbow class. Not too many people competed in it though, as I understand.

    • Jason Wesbrock
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      Thanks. I’m still in a little bit of shock about it. After three solid days of tough competition all three podium positions in my class were decided on the very last target, a 28-yard deer slightly uphill. I ended up shooting last in our group and scored an 11 for the win. If nothing else, these tournaments will teach you how to shoot under pressure, which is a great thing for bowhunters.

      There were a lot of great highlights last weekend. Watching the final women’s head to head round of the Bowhunter Challenge Shoot Down was amazing. Fawn Girard shot an 11 on a 20-some-yard mountain lion with her last arrow, and then Shana Statler ended up Robbin Hooding it for the win and took home $1,000. But my favorite highlight was watching my friend Chris Schwandt overcome a 10-point deficit and climb from 4th to 1st in the final round, winning Modern Longbow in an x-count tie breaker. It was his second world championship, and his entire family was there to see it happen.

    • paleoman
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      Jason – congrats! Aren’t you a Wolverine from Michigan? If so X2 Homey:D

    • jason samkowiak
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      Congrats Jason!! That is a huge win!

    • Jason Wesbrock
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      paleoman wrote: Jason – congrats! Aren’t you a Wolverine from Michigan? If so X2 Homey:D

      Nope, born and raised in IL. Went to DePaul (go Blue Demons).

    • Bunyan Morris
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      Congratulations!!

    • David CoulterDavid Coulter
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      Congratulations! Did anyone make any videos of the shoots? dwc

    • Bruce Smithhammer
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      Congrats, Jason – well done! Sounds like it was a good time as well.

    • David Fudala
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      Way to go Jason! What an achievement!

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