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Modelling arrows – how to select the best arrow for any situation

By Dr James Park In my recent article “Tips on optimising your field archery gear” in Bow 156, I noted that while I use X10s with my recurve bow on the target range, I use ACEs on the field course.

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Interview: David Jackson

The French international barebower and field specialist on going for gold. By Kristina Dolgilevica How did you first get into barebow archery? It started as a hobby in 2005 when I was 13 years old. I enjoyed historical and fantasy

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Interview: Allison Wright

For one competitor, a national championships victory was anything but routine For Allison Wright, simply getting to the start line of a national competition was quite an achievement. Diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2020, she was not expecting to be

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The Bow 2021 Christmas gift guide – best present ideas for archers

Give your favourite archer something special Under £20 Parker Steel Ballpoint Pen How are you going to write in your new archery training journal (right) without your new matching arrow pen? This Parker pen will make any writing feel high class;

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Paralympics interviews: Phoebe Paterson Pine and Hazel Chaisty

INTERVIEW: Phoebe Paterson Pine Phoebe Paterson Pine, aka “Triple P”, is currently ranked fourth in the world for compound women, and made her debut at the 2020 Paralympic Games at the age of 23. After being part of the ambitious

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Tokyo 2020: Analysing the data

Challenging conditions in Tokyo? James Park runs the numbers As the Australian compound coach, I watched the Olympic Games archery from COVID lockdown in Melbourne rather than from Yumenoshima Park. The coverage of the event in Australia was excellent –

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World Archery: looking forward to Paris 2024 and beyond

Paris 2024 and beyond: the future for the international sport Tokyo gave us some new events and new technology, but now the Olympics is done, everyone in the archery world has one city on their minds: Paris. Bow caught up

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International archery judge Graham Potts interview

Graham Potts has been at the forefront of international judging for a while, and was back in the technical team in Tokyo. He talks to Sophie Meering. Tell us what you did in Tokyo My role at these Games was

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Interview: Park Sung-Hyun

The 2004 Olympic champion talks to Bow The greatest? Park Sung-Hyun once described her archery medals as “gifts I’ve received along with my coach… If anything, I think I’ve had more luck than other people.” But Sung-Hyun dominated archery in

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Bow International at 150

The magazine founded in 1995 has hit yet another major milestone. Who made it happen?  Bow is 150! A magazine is formed by the publisher and the ad team, and the views of contributors and writers – but it is

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