Proud Mama | Rifle Team

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Please excuse me if I take a moment to brag on my son today. Last weekend, he competed in the State Junior Olympics.

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For years in North Carolina, we were involved in shooting sports, but his love was for shotgun & skeet. This year he decided to join the local rifle team. Not only was this his first year doing this, but he was doing this as a Senior. In just a short time, he qualified for Varsity, and as if that wasn’t enough to make mama proud, he went on to compete in the State Junior Olympics.

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Do you see that tiny little 2 inch black dot he is shooting at?

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Look at that grouping!

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At the end of the three days of shooting, it was time for the results.

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After only about 4 months of competing in rifle, my son Joshua got the bronze in small bore. I am so proud of him.

 

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He couldn’t possibly keep a straight face for long.

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The Gold winner had already jumped on a plane to head back to his village somewhere out on the ice covered tundra.

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Thanks for letting me brag a little!

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