Flight Archery: Forever

Bow investigates the extraordinary world of flight archery, the art of shooting an arrow as far as possible. I’m on an airfield. East Leeds Airport, the former RAF Church Fenton, and one of just a tiny handful of places in

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Best-Looking Risers: Ever

Bow’s resident aesthete Guillaume Bayeuse pontificates on his all-time favourites. ^ SPIGARELLI REVOLUTION / REV2An Italian masterpiece. Ignore the carping from the loggionisti about ‘skis with scoliosis’, this is one of Sante’s finest achievements as a creator. The modernist lines

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Bow News: September 2020

Remote-coached archer takes top spot at US Nationals Alex Zuleta-Visser of Florida, USA, took first place at the US Open elimination competition in senior recurve women, beating Erin Mickelberry, 6-2. It is her first national title, at the 136th USA

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COVID-19: What now for archery?

Bow looks at the effects of the pandemic on the sport. One of the more durable cliches in the media over the past three months has been stating that we are living in ‘unprecedented times’. It may be a cliche,

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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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