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  • MattSkelhon1Matt Skelhon shot to fame when he grabbed gold at the Bejiing Paralympic Games and proved it was no fluke by claiming silver and bronze at London 2012.

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  • scoutwithprosthesis1This young Scout was born without a left hand.  When he took an interest in shooting, which is very popular in the Scout movement, Hampshire Scouts helped his local club to find a solution. 
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  • stewartnangle1Stewart Nangle, a Lancastrian, is pictured shooting .22 pistol.  What the photograph does not show is that at the time one of his legs was fitted with a metal frame that was bolted into the bones. 
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  • michaelwhapples1Michael Whapples from Leicestershire is blind and shoots air rifle.  In 2011 he was the first British shooter ever to compete at the Open European Shooting Championships for the Vision Impaired, held at Nitra, Slovakia. 

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  • peterbreheny1Peter Breheny from Derbyshire shoots benchrest rifle.  He has Kennedy's Disease, a progressive wasting condition that has weakened his limbs. 
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  • vicmorris1Vic Morris lives in south Wales and is paralysed from the neck down as the result of an accident.  With the aid of an 'equaliser' device invented by his coach, John Kelman, Vic shoots pistol and rifle. 
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  • Di CoatesDeanna (Di) Coates lives in Hampshire, shoots air rifle from a wheelchair, and is one of our most successful disabled international athletes. 
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1. Vision
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... mentioned in this section can be found in our Equipment Section. Contents of this section: Eye Protection Solutions to Problems – Introduction Solutions to Problems – Rules Vision Correction ...
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2. Vision for Shooters
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... mentioned in this section can be found in our Equipment Section. Contents of this section: Eye Protection Solutions to Problems – Introduction Solutions to Problems – Rules Vision Correction ...
Created on 10 January 2013
3. Vision - The Range Environment
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... on the target may be a solution.    Eye Protection Solutions to Problems – Introduction Solutions to Problems – Rules Vision Correction Options Vision Enhancement Options Use ...
Created on 04 January 2013
4. Vision - Use of Opposite Eye
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... – Rules Vision Correction Options Vision Enhancement Options The Range Environment      ...
Created on 04 January 2013
5. Vision - Enhancement Options
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...  Solutions to Problems – Introduction Solutions to Problems – Rules Vision Correction Options Use of Opposite Eye The Range Environment    ...
Created on 03 January 2013
6. Vision - Correction Options
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  Eye Testing Competitive shooters should have their eyes tested at least once a year.  Consult a good optician or ophthalmologist who knows what is needed for target shooting.  The ...
Created on 03 January 2013
7. Vision - Solutions to Problems - Rules
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... backsight, provided that the correction is of a similar prescription to that which the competitor would use in everyday use.  Permission to use such a lens, supported by a current optometrist’s prescription, ...
Created on 03 January 2013
8. Vision - Solutions to Problems - Introduction
(Vision)
... that are available.      Eye Protection Solutions to Problems – Rules Vision Correction Options Vision Enhancement Options Use of Opposite Eye The Range Environment ...
Created on 03 January 2013
9. Vision - Eye Protection
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...  Solutions to Problems – Introduction Solutions to Problems – Rules Vision Correction Options Vision Enhancement Options Use of Opposite Eye The Range Environment    ...
Created on 03 January 2013
10. Rifle - Sights - Vision correction devices
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Prescription lens holder This attaches to the rearsight, and can be fitted with a corrective lens to the shooter's prescription.  Gehmann No. 501 – lens holder + iris Also available: 501A, ...
Created on 03 January 2013

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