Sports

IPSC Canada Says ‘Fantastic’ Growth Is Threatened by Handgun Ban

26 Nov 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — IPSC Canada President Sean Hansen said the group’s fast-paced run-and-gun handgun matches have driven “fantastic” growth in memberships that are now threatened by the government’s possible gun bans. Canadian membership in the International Practical Shooting Confederation has doubled in the past decade to about 4,000 from 2,000, Hansen said in a phone interview…

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Whacking the V-Bull: Q&A With F-Class Competitor Paul Kahnert

24 Nov 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Paul Kahnert began shooting after he retired from work six years ago and now competes in the precision-rifle sport of F-Class as he recovers from cancer and as a member of Canada’s national team aiming to win the 2019 championships. Kahnert spoke with TheGunBlog.ca yesterday at Solely Outdoors near Toronto. He was present…

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Happy Birthday Susan Nattrass, Olympic Trap Shooter

5 Nov 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Happy Birthday, Susan Nattrass! Following are highlights of a Canadian Olympic trap shooter and world-record setter. Nattrass is possibly the most-decorated and longest-running competitor in Canadian shooting history. Happy Birthday, Susan Nattrass! – Born: 5 Nov 1950, Medicine Hat, Alberta– Trap Shooting World Record 1974-1989– 6 Olympics– 7 Women’s World Champion– Order of…

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Lynda Kiejko’s Gold Wins Spot for Canada to Shoot in Olympics

4 Nov 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Lynda Kiejko won gold in women’s 10-metre air pistol today at the Championship of the Americas, qualifying the first Team Canada shooter for the 2020 Olympics. Kiejko’s victory in Guadalajara, Mexico, also got a new quota spot for Canada to shoot in the 2019 Pan American Games. Allan Harding won the first Pan…

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Harding Wins Canada’s First Shooting Spot for 2019 Pan Am Games

3 Nov 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Allan Harding, the Canadian pistol champion, won enough international match points today for Team Canada to send its first shooter to the next Pan Am Games. The country has won gold the past three times and gone on to the Olympics. Harding was competing in 10-metre air pistol in the Championship of the Americas…

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Kiejko and Harding Win Golds, Set Records at Pistol Championship

20 Jul 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Allan Harding and Lynda Kiejko won individual and team gold medals at the 2018 Canadian National Pistol Championships last week. It was their biggest event before a major world competition in September as they seek to qualify for the 2020 Olympics.

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Pistol Champion Allan Harding Comments on Bill C-71, Competition

12 May 2018

TheGunBlog.ca — Allan Harding, the 2016 and 2017 Canadian National Pistol Champion, is the only male pistol shooter competing to represent Team Canada in the 2018 International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup Series. He spoke to TheGunBlog.ca about competing around the world while managing a team of software engineers for Adobe Systems, the road to…

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Olympic Shooter Lynda Kiejko Is First Canadian in Video Series

27 Nov 2017

TheGunBlog.ca — Check out this video profile of Lynda Kiejko, the Olympic shooter and government adviser on gun policy. It’s the first time the Olympic Channel featured a shooter and a member of Team Canada in its new series.

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Where to Shoot 3-Gun in Canada? See the Hunting Gear Guy’s List

9 Apr 2017

Looking for a place in Canada to shoot pistol-rifle-shotgun matches in the expanding sport of 3-Gun? Then check out the list of clubs published today by the Hunting Gear Guy.

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Did You Know? Olympic Shooting Facts

6 Aug 2016

Shooting is one of the original sports of the modern Olympics, having been part of the first edition of the games in 1896. The founder of the modern Olympic Games, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, was a French pistol champion.

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Q&A With Team Canada Pistol Shooter Lynda Kiejko

26 Jul 2016

Lynda Kiejko qualified as one of two shooters representing Canada in next month’s Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The 35-year-old resident of Calgary will compete in the women’s 25-metre pistol and 10-metre air pistol. Kiejko began shooting at the age of 11 after her father, a three-time Olympic shooter, now deceased, set up an air-pistol…

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