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Top tips for winter archery maintenance

Essential winter maintenance – for you and your kit. By Rebekah Tipping A new year is historically the time for making resolutions and planning for the year to come. Nobody has lived through a year like 2020 before, which has

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IHAA World Grand Prix

With the horseback world champs cancelled, it was time for something different. By the competition organiser Claire Sawyer Early 2020 brought a gradual realisation that everything would be different this year. As the International Horseback Archery Alliance (IHAA) cancelled our

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The Bow 2020 Christmas gift guide

Everything you and your favourite archer needs for the seasons ahead! Under £20 Fivics scorebook and pen Fivics have made this specially designed scorebook that comes with an arrow themed pen. Each page has space to score and plot 18

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I Made This: Earlyhuman Tuning Forks

Part 3 of a series on independent archery businesses. This week, Keith Shetler of Earlyhuman. I make Tuning Forks, which are a toolset for helping recurvers align their limbs along a single plane in 3D space — sounds complicated, but

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The Bow International Archery Library

Bow International have compiled a list of some of the essentials for your collection – and why. By Tom Hall, Emma Davis and Bow Staff. Archery Author: USA Archery Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers, 2013 The official handbook from USA Archery, this

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Horseback Archery: a short history

Jan H. Sachers M.A takes us on a remarkable journey. As a modern sport, horseback archery (HBA) is a relatively new phenomenon. But its origins date back many thousands of years, and over the course of history it has been

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Hacking The Darkside: part 3

In the final episode of Hacking The Darkside, Vanessa Lee learns about building a strong shot. After years of contemplating whether or not I should start shooting compound, I finally took the plunge. I had already taken my first shot

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Bow: The Beginning

The magazine’s first editor Richard White takes us back to the start The early days The concept for BOW Magazine, as it was then titled, came about after I and my late wife Daf returned from the 1993 2nd World

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What’s up with Korea?

The disaster for the Korean squad in Den Bosch had been on the cards for a while. While everyone involved in archery, and many in the wider world of sport, knows about the dominance of South Korean recurve teams, especially

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Crystal Gauvin’s guide to travelling to tournaments by plane

If you spend enough time in the sport, you’re bound to reach the point where can you no longer drive where you need to go with your bow. At this point you’ll need to pack up your bow for air

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