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Byron Ferguson Ultimate Archer

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by G17Jake, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. G17Jake

    G17Jake

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    This guy shoots moving objects out of the air with a longbow.

    His wife must trust him because she is down range throwing the objects

    6:20 he starts shooting tennis balls.

    9:30 he shoots an aspirin.

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Xw4B_jcSSM"]Superhumans-Byron Ferguson Ultimate Archer - YouTube[/ame]
     
  2. Wyoming

    Wyoming

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    Byron Nelson is a regular on "Impossible Shots". When you realize the he doesn't have any sights, red dots or other aids he is truly impressive.
     

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    Krigloch BACONEER

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    awesome!
    "All new, Hairy Bikers!!!"
     
  4. frank4570

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    I shoot longbow and have his book. He is pretty awesome. He is just like Jerry Mickulek, one of those very rare people with an incredible natural ability.
     
  5. BamaBud

    BamaBud NRA Life Member

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    Awww. Just the second best archer from Alabama.

    Byron Ferguson follows in the footsteps of Howard Hill.

    Two Good Ol' Boys from Alabama!!
     
  6. Big Bird

    Big Bird NRA Life Member

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    Byron is a great shot and a really nice guy.

    But Howard Hill was THE man with a longbow. Not only did Howard do all the trick shooting that Byron did but he also was an honest to goodness world champion target shot and a highly accomplished big game shot as well.

    I love shooting traditional bows and especially love Hill style longbows. It takes practice but its not hard. It takes about as much skill as throwing a baseball well if you think about it. Not that throwing a baseball accurately is easy. But if you practice enough you can do it--and nobody puts sights on a baseball.

    There are some good vids of Howard on Youtube.
     
  7. byf43

    byf43 NRA Endowment Life Member

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    Heck of a shot with a longbow, that's for sure!!!!!

    :thumbsup::thumbsup:


    Saw him on "Impossible Shots", doing a 100 yard shot, and hit the CAMERA, straight through the lens!!!!!!!
    :rofl:

    ETA: The camera that was shot 'through the lens' was (of course) mounted on a tripod, and remotely operated!!
     
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    That's awesome!

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2
     
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    kensb2 pistol n00b

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    Simply amazing!