Women of Calibre: Zoe Keith

At the Victorian State Titles at Bendigo Pistol Club earlier this year, I caught up with teenage shooting sensation Zoe Keith (aka Miss Lead) about her shooting career so far. Zoe went on to win the Cowgirl category, and was also the overall Victorian women’s state champion in that event. How […]


Across the Ditch with Tiffany Piper (New Zealand)

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a target shooter in another country? My new series of articles explores this question – starting close to home, with Action shooter Tiffany Piper from New Zealand, who is heading over to compete in the prestigious Bianchi Cup this month. Name: Tiffany Piper Location: Whangarei, […]


Women of Calibre: Cherie Blake

This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Action shooter Cherie Blake about the Bianchi Cup, her military training and her family of ace shooters. You’ve been target shooting since you were 12 years old. What are some of your most memorable experiences in the shooting community? Back in the […]


How to get into….Skeet Shooting

Think you’d like to give American Skeet a go? Champion shooter Jacqui Durham gives us the low-down on what the sport involves, and how to get started. Tell us a bit about yourself – you’ve certainly achieved a lot in your shooting career so far! My name is Jacqui Durham […]


Women of Calibre: Belle Hunter

This month, I caught up with Single Action and Prone Rifle shooter, Belle Hunter (aka Keen Eye Kendra) at the Victorian Single Action State Titles in  Bendigo, Victoria, to discuss her passion for all things shooting. How long have you been shooting? Since I was 16, but I only got […]


The Women of the Chisholm Trail

Heard of Single Action Shooting and want to know what all the fuss is about? Check out my article on the Australian World Regionals of this exciting sport, held every year at Millmerran, Queensland. This article was originally published in the March 2016 edition of Australian Shooter magazine. “The stagecoach […]


How to get into… IPSC Shooting

IPSC is one of the most exciting and popular target shooting disciplines in the world today. This week I chat to World Champion IPSC shooter, Karla Blowers, on what this dynamic sport involves, and how to get started. Tell us a bit about yourself and your achievements in IPSC. My hunger […]


Subconscious shooting: putting your mind to work

World Champion Single Action Shooter, SASS Kicker, talks about her experience of the phenomenon of subconscious shooting. Have you had an experience like this? Let me know in the comments below! This article is reproduced with permission from the February 2016 edition of the Single Action Shooting Society‘s Cowboy Chronicle […]


Women of Calibre: Tracey Jackson Part 2

In the second part of my interview with Paralympian Tracey Jackson, she discusses her many accomplishments and the greater recognition of Paralympians in recent times. You received some much-deserved recognition for your achievements earlier this year, with an Australia Day award from your local community – congratulations!  My Australia Day Award …. […]


Women of Calibre: Tracey Jackson

This week I am honoured to be able to share the truly inspirational story of Paralympian Tracey Jackson, who has overcome enormous personal challenges to become an international level competitor in 10m Air Rifle, and now has her sights set on Rio this year! How did you get into shooting 10 […]