Vote for Olympic Shotgunners Rhode and Hancock as Team USA's "Athletes of the Month"

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posted on April 7, 2015
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Olympic gold medal shotgunners Kim Rhode and Vince Hancock are each up for "Athlete of the Month" in Team USA's monthly vote. To vote, go to Teamusa.org/awards#VoteNow

Kim Rhode's Olympic Experience includes:

•    1996 Olympic Games, gold (double trap)
•    2000 Olympic Games, bronze (double trap)
•    2004 Olympic Games, gold (double trap), 5th (skeet)
•    2008 Olympic Games, silver
•    2012 Olympic Games, gold (skeet)

Career Highlights:
•    2011 Pan American Games, gold
•    2010 World Championships, gold
•    Three-time national champion
•    Three-time USA Shooting Female Athlete of the Year (2007-09)

The Team USA website lists these "Fun Facts" about Rhode: Began shooting at age 10...Won the world championships at age 13 in American skeet...Currently chasing history to become the first American individual athlete to win a medal in five consecutive Olympic Games...Avid collector of first-edition children’s undefinedbooks...First American nominated to the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team...Member of Safari Club International and an honorary lifetime member of the NRA...Enjoys building and restoring antique and muscle cars...Is the first American woman to earn individual medal in five consecutive Games. For her complete career and competition highlights, go to USAShooting.org.


Hancock took the gold medal in the men's skeet at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing and 2012 Summer Olympics in London—the first skeet shooter to become a repeat Olympic champion. A sergeant in the U.S. Army, Hancock is a member of the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Ga.
Career highlights include:

•    2012 National Championships, Gold Medalist
•    2011 Pan American Games, Gold Medalist
•    2010 National Championship, Gold Medalist
•    2010 World Cup Lonato, Bronze Medalist
•    2009 World Championship, Gold Medalist

The Team USA website lists these "Fun Facts" about Hancock: Sergeant Vincent Hancock has been shooting since he was a very young child and started competing when he was 11 years old ... In 2005, at the young age of 16, Vincent won his first World Championship title in Men’s Skeet and went on to win the undefinedprestigious International Shooting Sport Federation’s Shooter of the Year award ... He is currently a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) in Fort Benning, Ga. To see his complete competition highlights, go to USAShooting.org.

 

 

 

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