Tokyo 2020 is dead. Long live Tokyo 2021.

“The one thing that brings the world together is the Olympics.” said two-time archery Olympian, and three-time Olympic medalist Brady Ellison, of the USA. “It just sucks all around no matter how you look at things. I really hope they

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Turning Pro: Recurve

In an earlier edition of Bow we looked at professional compound archery; a difficult, but not impossible goal to achieve with enough talent, practice and motivation. But what about recurve? Most full-time recurve archers are funded by a state Olympic

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Hit the right note

How one elite archer keeps things tidy. By Günter Kuhr. So you want to be good at this archery lark, right? You are making notes, yes? On every aspect of your training? If you aren’t, you may be missing a

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Vegas 2020

Mimi Landström went undercover for Bow in Sin City. As usual, it was a tournament of superlatives. The 2020 edition of the Vegas Shoot registered 3816 archers – getting ever closer to the elusive 4000 archers – with shooters travelling

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Hacking The Darkside: part 2

In Part 2 of a short series, Vanessa Lee details exactly what happens when a recurver takes up compound It had been about a week since my first shot with a compound bow and I knew I wanted to get

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2019: Asian Championships

You thought the outdoor season was over? One tournament was left: the Asian Archery Championships. This and its corresponding para tournament, which wrapped up in October, were also qualifiers for Tokyo next year. With many of the highest-ranked archery nations

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Bare As You Dare

The current state of barebow risers on the market. By Andreas Philipp. In principle, every take-down recurve riser can be shot as a barebow, but you often hear and read the question of a suitable riser for a beginner or

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Moscow World Cup Final 2019

A glamorous affair in the Russian capital saw Lopez and Ellison rack up five titles each The semi-official outdoor season closer of the World Cup Final has been held in all sorts of places. Last year it was held on

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Para World Championships 2019

Tania Nadarajah competed in Den Bosch for Team GB. She reports exclusively for Bow on a competition that was tougher than most – for several reasons. The 2019 edition of the World Para Archery Championships was the largest competition in

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World Championships 2019

The 2019 Hyundai World Archery Championships in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands was by some distance the biggest major international archery tournament ever held. The total runners were 590 from 88 countries – 200 recurve men, 153 recurve women, 139 compound men and

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