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    release aide,etc.

    Yes you can use a release aid with a recurve as well as the other compound bow aids such as a scope and a peep. However, none of these are allowed in competitions in the Olympic bow division of...
  2. Thread: Chest Protector

    by BILL B
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    Shirt Shield

    Use of the terms chest guard or protector is a misnomer. It is really a shirt shield used so you dont' snag clothing with the string. This will cause variable shots.
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    The "older" man was probably Don Rabska who went...

    The "older" man was probably Don Rabska who went as an assistant coach.
  4. Congratulations Khatuna

    In the event no one looked up the results, Khatuna Lorig’s 5th place finish equaled Denise Parker’s 5th place 16 years earlier in the 1992/Barcelona and you have to go back to 1976/Montreal to find a...
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    Olympics on the Internet

    I have just read that the only way to see NBC's internet programing is with a VISTA PC. Does anyone know how to watch it on an XP system?
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    Spin Wings

    The majority of Olympic recurve archers worldwide use spin wings or Kurly vanes. All you need to fletch with them is a method to mark the shaft (Beiter triliner or a fletching jig and a pencil) and...
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    Technical side of Archery

    If you are interested in the technical side of archery you might read the following collection by Joe Tapley from England.

    http://www.goarchers.org.uk/mechanics/
  8. Tied on nocking point

    Learn how to make a tied on nocking point. It screws up and down the serving and can be accurately adjusted. http://www.sympatico.ca/ragiwarmbear/diy/ton/tie.html
    or...
  9. 90m

    It's not only the bow draw weight and the arrow mass weight but a great deal depends on your individual pyhysiology. Distance from eye to chin greatly affects the sight settings.

    If you are...
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    Olympic films

    Rest easy, I am sure one will be made. Tapes or DVDs of archery in all Olympics from at least 1988 have been made available to archers. You can get the 2004 from FITA and the 2000 from amazon.com
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    2004 Olympics

    FITA Shop

    DVD of 2004 Olympics
    http://shop.archery.org/en/produit.php?idIndex=3&idContent=2

    video of 2004 Olympics
    http://shop.archery.org/en/produit.php?idIndex=3&idContent=1

    Either for...
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    Swiss archery Federation

    Try http://www.asta-sbv.ch/asta.htm

    I found it through the FITA web site
  13. Thread: Olympic Trials

    by BILL B
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    Olympic Trial Results

    The NAA has posted the results for the ranking round.
    http://www.usarchery.org/userfiles/file/08_Oly_Trials_2_Day1_PR.pdf

    Rules for the whole selection process are found in...
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    Yes

    Yes
  15. Thread: Ban the scopes!

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    Scopes at the Olympics

    I was a volunteer at the 2000 Olympics at Sydney and was on the shooting field for most of the matches. All of the archers used scopes.

    I have looked at tapes of the 2004 Olympics and it appeared...
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    Archery Injuries

    From my wife’s extensive experience and my limited experience archery injuries fall into 2 different categories.

    First is back injuries. These occur in archers who use an open stance and...
  17. suggest that you look on the easton web site. ...

    suggest that you look on the easton web site.

    http://www.eastonarchery.com/productsPage.asp?show=ace
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    I was in Sydney during the 2000 Olympics as a...

    I was in Sydney during the 2000 Olympics as a volunteer. I had the occasion to informally meet Coach Lee after shooting hours and Simon Fairwether’s sight came into the discussion. Coach Lee said...
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    The results as they occur are posted on ...

    The results as they occur are posted on

    http://www.archeryworldcup.org/default.asp?s_id=0&link_id=53
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    Three cheers for the Chula Vista RAs. In the...

    Three cheers for the Chula Vista RAs. In the men's Division 2 of 3 medals were won by RAs. In the ladies division 2 of 3 medals were won by RAs. They are a real credit to Coach Lee.
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    RECORDKEEPER DAy 3. I am incorrect if Sinclair...

    RECORDKEEPER

    DAy 3. I am incorrect if Sinclair is no longer an RA. This makes it 3 of the top 4 at 90m and 2 of the top 3 at 70m. Not too shabby.
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    Worthy of note is that the top 4 (3 Sr & 1 Jr)...

    Worthy of note is that the top 4 (3 Sr & 1 Jr) 90m scores shot by male recurve archers were by RAs at CV. The top 3 at 70m were also RAs.
  23. . If you received 75+ % of your funds from...

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    If you received 75+ % of your funds from the USOC to support only these athletes, how would you delegate your time and efforts?
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    Jim C I think your poster is in error. It is my...

    Jim C
    I think your poster is in error. It is my understanding that the Stevens Act says says that persons other than members of the NGB may try out and be on the U.S. Olympic team.
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    Archerone I agree that someone was giving you...

    Archerone

    I agree that someone was giving you the runaround. I believe that whomever the lady was you talked with in California was, she was probably only a member of the committee. When I was...
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    Up until now I have read the 127 posts on this...

    Up until now I have read the 127 posts on this thread and find that many posts are inaccurate and erroneous. Only a few posters have the facts about the NAA and that is because they have...
  27. Thread: Inno Feedback

    by BILL B
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    Try this http://www.win-archery.com/

    Try this

    http://www.win-archery.com/
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    Last thread on HNL ...

    Last thread on HNL

    http://www.archerytalk.com/vb/showthread.php?t=489760&highlight=HNL+strings
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    I am working with a 16 year old junior today...

    I am working with a 16 year old junior today trying to answer the question you posed for him.

    He has 36# Samick extreme limbs which give him 39# on his fingers at his arrow length of 28" (base of...
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    I think it is a point-of aim calculator that can...

    I think it is a point-of aim calculator that can be adjusted for any archer or bow set-up. First, it is used by placing ones arrow point in the hole and placing the arrow nock against the chin and...
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