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Sun Jul 29, 2012, 10:53 AM

spoiler alert: shooting

American Rhode takes Olympic gold in women's skeet competition. China and Slovakia take silver and bronze.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/sns-rt-oly-shoo-shwske-medals-day2-update-1l6e8it2dh-20120729,0,7225998.story

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arely staircase Jul 2012 OP
11 Bravo Jul 2012 #1
arely staircase Jul 2012 #5
ProgressiveProfessor Jul 2012 #2
arely staircase Jul 2012 #6
taterguy Jul 2012 #3
coalition_unwilling Jul 2012 #4

Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 10:57 AM

1. I watched that. She also tied the world record.

I can't even imagine busting 99 out of 100 clay pigeons.

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Response to 11 Bravo (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 12:39 PM

5. so nobody has ever hit a

perfect hundred? I've watched my father hit over 80 consistently. I have actually shot 75 back when I used to go do stuff like that.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 11:02 AM

2. She is now the first person to earn a medal in 5 different Olympics IIRC

I have watched her shoot...awesome does not begin to cover it. Also very down to earth.

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Response to ProgressiveProfessor (Reply #2)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 12:42 PM

6. makes me want to get back into it

I stopped after my dad died. But I still have my silver pigeon in the closet. Haven't even touched it over ten years.

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Response to arely staircase (Original post)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 11:04 AM

3. Oh great, another gun thread

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Response to taterguy (Reply #3)

Sun Jul 29, 2012, 11:05 AM

4. LOL. Oh great, another Olympics thread :) - n/t

 

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