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Kim Rhode to Appear on Commemorative Ammo Box

Shooting champ Kim Rhode is receiving a rare honor from Winchester Ammunition—her very own spot on a box of ammo.

8/22/2012

Kim Rhode cemented her place as one of the most successful Olympians of all time this summer, and Winchester Ammunition is honoring that success by featuring her on a commemorative box of the company's AA target loads.

Placement on a Winchester box is an extremely rare honor—only John Wayne, Teddy Roosevelt and Oliver F. Winchester have appeared on the company's products since the brand launched in 1866.

Rhode made history in 2012 by becoming the first United States athlete to medal in an individual sport in five consecutive Olympics. She took the women's skeet competition to win her third career shooting gold medal, becoming the first woman ever to achieve three shooting golds.

The limited edition Winchester AA boxes featuring Rhode will be standard, 25-round boxes of 2 3/4-inch, #8-shot target shells. Winchester will donate a portion of the proceeds generated by the Rhode boxes to USA Shooting.

For more information, go to Winchester.com.

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3 Responses to Kim Rhode to Appear on Commemorative Ammo Box

Adrian Springer wrote:
December 16, 2012

Congratulations to Kim Rhode; this is great recognition for her accomplishments. The 1994 Winchester Centennial Special Edition Cartridge box had historic pictures of 5 individuals courtesy of several museums. I don't know if this counts or not as no names of those individuals were provided. I also thought that placing Teddy R. on the 150 year box was very fitting.

frank m. hendricks wrote:
December 15, 2012

How about the man that was once known as 'The Father of Winchester Shotshells'. That would be Bertram Claridge(spelling). He taught me to shoot 72 years ago.

Roger Davis wrote:
September 24, 2012

Kim; Congratulations! Peggy Powers, a friend of mine, got you to autograph one of your pictures for me as I won the PA State Handicap Championship this year. You wrote that "dreams come true". Kim, you have fulfilled many dreams and I hope you haven't quit dreaming and many more come tru for you. There are words to an old song that say "Who am I to tell you that dreams can't come true" but I don't lnow the name of the song or the artist or any other words. You're phenonmenal, keep going. Best Wishes from a fellow shooter. Roger