archery

On Target

Jul 14, 2016

He's a 21-year-old who has gone from his small Missouri town to representing the U.S. in the Olympics. Meet Zach Garrett, an archer from Wellington, Missouri.

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Meet Shelby Winslow, Missouri's Own Katniss Everdeen

Jun 3, 2015
Patrick Quick / KCUR

With the recent success of The Hunger Games book and movie series, competitive archery has become a rapidly growing sport with young women across the U.S. Missouri even has its own Katniss Everdeen — the series' main character — her name is Shelby Winslow.

The Great Olympian Indoor Archery Range in Lee's Summit, Missouri is where the 3-time state archery champion, who is 16, practices her prowess.

 

Kansas City's Katniss Everdeen

Jun 2, 2015

Competitive archery has taken off across the region, as young women try to match the archery skills of The Hunger Games' Katniss Everdeen. Hear a profile of Missouri's 3-time champion and Olympic hopeful Shelby Winslow, a high school student in Lee's Summit.