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Qualification for World and European Champioships

Recently we came to the end of selection procedures for picking teams to represent GB at the European Championships in Germany and the World Championships in Peru. Going into the final selection shoot at Southern Counties shooting LTD my position was not looking overly secure, I needed a very strong final selection match to gain [...]

ISSF Rule Changes to Shooting Sports

ISSF Rule Changes to Shooting Sports

Following the London Olympic Cycle the ISSF have decided to make various rule changes to all forms of shooting sport (Rifle, Pistol and Shotgun). These rule changes are hopefully going to help raise the standard of all shooting sport and as well as making shooting more spectator friendly. Please visit www.issf-sports.org to see full details [...]

2013 Domestic and International and Competitions

2013 Domestic and International and Competitions

Please find below my event list for the 2013 competition season. Domestic selection shoots and championships: 21-24 Mar – English Championships, Doveridge CSC. 1-7 Apr – Selection shoot, Southern Counties LTD. 29 Apr – 5 May – Selection shoot, Doveridge CTC. 27 May – 2 Jun – Selection shoot, Southern Counties LTD 12-18 Aug – [...]

Just would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted for me in the Evening Herald Plymouth amateur sports personality of the year award which I won on the 4th of December. Also a very special thank you to Nuffield hospitals who nominated me for the award. My sincere apologies for not [...]

Team GB Announcement

Team GB Announcement

Finally after 6 years of hard work I can finally announce that I have been selected to represent Great Britain at the XXX Olympic Games in London. Its a dream come true!!! There shooting athletes selected are as follows; Elena Allen – Olympic Skeet Women  Richard Brickell – Olympic Skeet Men  Richard Faulds – Olympic [...]

ISSF World Cup and Olympic Test Event – London, GBR

ISSF World Cup and Olympic Test Event – London, GBR

The 2nd Stage of the  2012 ISSF World cup series was held at the Royal artillery barracks in Woolwich, this was also the test event for the London Olympics which will be held at the same venue. The site is amazing and I have never seen anyhting like it. The 25m net enclosing the shotgun [...]

2nd GB Selection shoot and Equal British Record

2nd GB Selection shoot and Equal British Record

Over the bank holiday of the 7/8th April I competed in the 2nd GB selection shoot of the year, held at Southern Counties shooting ltd in Dorset. This shoot was the cut off team selection for the European Championships in Cyprus, so it was very important to put in a good performnance as missing the European [...]

Cyprus Grand Prix

Cyprus Grand Prix

Recently returned from Cyprus where I competed in my first big competition of the year, the Cyprus Grand Prix. This is the biggest GP for shotgun in the World, with over 400 competitiors across the 3 Olympic shotgun events, consequently it attracts the Worlds best shooters and scores are always very good. Anyway the day we arrived we [...]

The year ahead – 2012

2012 has started very well indeed, received sponsorship from Ocean MINI and my conformation that I will be competing in the GB team for the first two ISSF World Cups. This is very important news for my quest towards Olympic selection. So far so good! Also training has kicked off properly for 2012 now, had [...]

Ocean MINI Sponsorship

Ocean MINI Sponsorship

Very exciting times recently as my new sponsored car from Ocean MINI arrived and was presented to me. The great team at Ocean MINI and BMW South West very kindly decided to give me a Countryman Cooper D to run around in for a year and help me in my quest to compete in the [...]