USA World Cup 2003 - Misc. Pics
Here are some initial photos of the USA World Cup which took place between May 3 and 10th, 2003 at Fort Benning, Georgia.
What struck me the most was the congestion of the shooters during the matches (i.e. L-10m-ar-comp01.jpg and L-50m_3p_comp01.jpg) and finals. During the finals, there is a large crowd within 15 feet of the shooters (L-10m-mar-finals01.jpg), who react to the scoreboard over your head and see your shot placement on the overhead projector (L-10m-mar-finals02.jpg). If you haven't learned how to block out distractions, then this isn't the sport for you. Soo Kyeong Ahn (L-10m-wap-finals02-ahn.jpg), winner of the Women's 10 Air Pistol, had this 1000 mile stare throughout the finals that convinced me that she wasn't in the same room with the rest of us.
There will be more images in the next week or two. I have as yet to unpack and I'm really beat. I hope that you enjoy the photos.
May 11, 2003