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June 5th, 2010

Watch 11-Minute Preview of Top Shot on History Channel

Top Shot is a new 10-episode TV series premiering this Sunday, June 6 at 10 pm (9 pm Central) on the History Channel. (Top Shot repeats Tuesday, June 8 at the same hour.) Sixteen experienced shooters were chosen to compete for a $100,000 cash prize. The 16 contestants are divided into two teams. Each week the teams compete against each other, then one contestant from the week’s losing team is eliminated from the show in a head to head elimination round. We’ve previewed Top Shot’s first two episodes and we can say that Top Shot makes for good television. The cinematography and editing are first-rate, even if hard-core precision marksmen might quibble about some of the equipment used. In addition to modern rifles and pistols, contestants must master antique black-powder arms as well as crossbows, throwing knives, and even tomahawks. Hey, it’s Hollywood remember?

Top Shot TV show

Among the 16 competitors is contributor Kelly Bachand, a talented young Palma shooter from Washington state. Kelly figures prominently in episode one. The History Channel has released an extended 11-minute Series Preview you can watch now on

CLICK HERE to Watch TOP SHOT 11-minute Extended Preview. (Advert may load first.)

This Preview is VERY well done, and well worth watching.

CLICK HERE for Video Bios of TOP SHOT Contestants, including Kelly Bachand.

Editor’s Note: The video Bios include footage from team challenges on upcoming episodes. Watching the contestant Bios gives you a “sneak peek” at much of the future action.

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June 5th, 2010

MidwayUSA Now Carries Archery and Bow-Hunting Gear

Recognizing the growing interest in bow-hunting, MidwayUSA is now offering a full line of archery equipment. MidwayUSA’s online store now carries everything an archer could need: compound bows, crossbows, quivers, arrows, shafts, bolts, broadheads, bow sights, releases, slings, bow cases, archery targets and more. In addition, for bow-hunters, MidwayUSA offers tree-stands, blinds, scent-blockers, plus hunting boots and hunting clothing. CLICK HERE to browse MidwayUSA’s selection of archery and bow-hunting products.

Midway USA Archery catalog

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