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shooting

The discharging of a firearm, usually understood to mean with an intent to kill another or oneself.
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Trapshooting has been part of America's sports scene since the late nineteenth century.
I was so proud of myself that I resurrected my long-dormant life membership in the Amateur Trapshooting Association, and I registered a few targets.
Smith says the association also sponsors sporting events aimed at men and women in wheelchairs, including trapshooting, bowling and a special event known as Quad Rugby, which he says has to be seen to be appreciated.
Aso, a Fukuoka native, is also a former Olympic competitor, having represented Japan in the trapshooting event at the 1976 Montreal Olympics.
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) is partnering with the Amateur Trapshooting Association to develop the first-of-its-kind scholastic shooting program to provide junior high and high school shooters a framework in which to develop their shooting skills.
The couple traveled together across the West on behalf of the Pacific International Trapshooting Association.
The Atlanta Olympics was one of the most memorable in history for the American team that captured a gold, silver, and bronze medal in the highly competitive trapshooting events.
In trapshooting, the "punching" caused by target panic is called "flinching." Flinching is a real problem for trapshooters, because it usually results in a complete breakdown in concentration and a lost target.
Long covers the greats in `traditional' women's events such as figure skating and synchronized swimming, as well as more non-traditional elite competitors in ice hockey, wrestling, and trapshooting. Although she could not possibly cover all events and individuals, Long also includes a number of disabled athletes' accomplishments in wheelchair track racing and basketball and the remarkable story of the world record achieved by Ljiljan Ljubisic, a blind competitor in track and field, as well as member of the World Champion Canadian Goalball team.
He will manage the adaptive sports and recreational cycling rides and camps, boccia program and air rifle and trapshooting programs.
He enjoys outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, golfing, trapshooting and skeet shooting.