SASP Athletes Set World Records At The 2021 World Speed Shooting Championship
With over 23 new world records set, SASP athletes turned heads in nearly every division at the 2021 World Speed Shooting Championship! These junior shooters traveled to the CMP Marksmanship Park as individual competitors and returned home to their SASP teams with 64 different podium finishes between them.
Congratulations to SASP Athlete and SASP 2020 National Champion Nate Gibson. Nate set a new Steel Challenge world record for Rimfire Pistol Iron with a total time of 69.05 and the previously listed record was a 71.86. That may sound like a slim margin, but in the world of action shooting, Nate SHATTERED that record!
Another HUGE win at the World Speed Shooting Championship by a SASP athlete! Emily Cunningham’s performance in Rimfire Rifle Open claimed the World Lady Championship Title! Emily also placed at World’s in the following: Carry Optics 3rd place Lady, Rimfire Rifle Iron 2nd place Lady, Rimfire Rifle Open 3rd place Junior & 1st place Lady, PCC Iron 2nd place Junior & 2nd place Lady, PCC Open 2nd place Lady, Open 1st B Class and 3rd place Lady
Congrats to SASP athlete, Bridget Cunningham for her record-breaking performances at the World Speed Shooting Championship! Bridget not only won FIVE Lady World Championship titles but also set FIVE new Lady World Records, along with SEVENTEEN Lady World Record Stage Times. Bridget’s long list of podium performances include:-Pistol Caliber Carbine Open 2nd place Junior and 1st place Lady-Pistol Caliber Carbine Iron 2nd overall, 2nd place GM, 1st place Junior, and 1st place Lady-Rimfire Rifle Open, 2nd place Lady-Rimfire Rifle Iron, 2nd place Junior and 1st place Lady-Rimfire Pistol Open, 3rd place Junior and 1st place Lady-Rimfire Pistol Iron, 3rd place Junior and 1st place Lady-Production 3rd place B, 2nd place Junior, and 3rd place Lady
Connor Knapp from the Boone/Hartford Hotshots decided his first Steel Challenge match would be the World Speed Shooting Championship! Of course, being a SASP athlete, he pretty much cleaned house in U Class! Way to go Connor!
SASP athlete, Kylie Wells of the KC Steel Raiders put on quite a show at the World Speed Shooting Championship! Kylie came home with the following honors: 1st High Overall (HOA) B class, 1st HOA Rimfire Rifle Iron B class, 2nd HOA A class, 2nd HOA Pistol Caliber Carbine Open, 2nd Rimfire Pistol Iron A Class, and 2nd Lady Rimfire Pistol Open!
Another huge win at the World Speed Shooting Championship by SASP athlete, Kaylee Shaner from LCSA Young Guns! WORLD CHAMPION, Rimfire Rifle Open, B Class 3rd Place Overall B Class out of 120 competitors, 4th Place, Rim Fire Rifle Iron, B Class
Congrats to Bailey of the COAHC Lead Slingers for her performance at the World Speed Shooting Championship! Bailey is the 3rd place lady for Rimfire Rifle Iron, IN THE WORLD!!!
Tanner Gibson from the William Blount Shooting Team set some personal goals for the World Speed Shooting Championship and crushed them! Congratulations on a 2nd place B class Rimfire Rifle Iron finish!
More athlete success at the World Speed Shooting Championship! Cody Kenon from Team Rio won 1st place A class in the Single Stack division! Congratulations Cody!!!
SASP athlete, Tristan Krauss of the Ballisticrats won 1st place A class Rimfire Rifle Open at the World Speed Shooting Championship!
Congrats to Dustin Duhamel of Team Rio for his 3rd Place B Class award in the Carry Optics division!!!
Alora Hager from Team Rio performed at the World Speed Shooting Championship, bringing back some serious hardware! Way to go Alora!!! 2nd Place Master Class Rimfire Pistol Iron 1st Place B Class Pistol Caliber Carbine Iron
Gabe Berger of Tulsa SASP came home from the World Speed Shooting Championship with a medal in each hand! Way to go Gabe!!! 2nd place A Class Rimfire Pistol Iron, 3rd place Master Class Rimfire Rifle Iron
Timothy Guerrero of the South Texas Shooters performed on the big stage of the World Speed Shooting Championship! This Intermediate/Advanced SASP athlete came in 1st place for B Class Rimfire Pistol Iron 1st place A class Rimfire Pistol Open 1st place Master Rimfire Rifle Iron 2nd place (by a mere two-hundredths of a second) Master Rimfire Rifle Open 1st place A class Pistol Caliber Carbine Open
Sydney Vavroch from the Steel Shooters of Traer ruled with iron sights and came back from the World Speed Shooting Championship with some hardware! 2nd B, Rimfire Pistol Iron 2nd A, Pistol Caliber Carbine Iron