Irish Olympic target shooting

Monthly Archives: February 2006

“Failure is not falling down but refusing to get up."

Shooting during the British Open
Shooting during the British Open Championships in Bisley

It’s taken a few days to write this, not because I’m disappointed with the scores from Bisley (t… Read the rest

Final preperations before departure

Heading off to Wilkinstown after work today to drop off the rifle, equipment stuff and the overnight bags. There’s a bit of stress in this, as there always is with … Read the rest

DURC Squad

To teach is to learn twice.
-Joseph Joubert

Haven’t said much about the squad in recent days, but it’s been training away as hard as ever. All of the shooter… Read the rest

Last day…

Woke up with the sniffles and a cold. Dammit. Went back to bed for two or three hours. Then went to WTSC to train. Got there around 1630. Shot 20-odd shots to warm up, then a 2… Read the rest

It's all about size…

…foresight size, that is. Decided to see what varying the size of the foresight would do to my group size. Matt moved me from a 4.5mm to a 4.4mm a few weeks back, so I t… Read the rest


T.H. White, “The Once and Future King”
The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. Th
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NTSA Squad training

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
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Far too tired…

Again, late getting to WTSC last night because of work running over. I swear, it’s like they know I’m training for Bisley and are ramping up the workload ju… Read the rest

Late again

This work malarky is getting out of hand now. Didn’t get out of work until 1830, got to the range after 2000. Only the one place left free on the line, and everyone el… Read the rest

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