The Most Famous Archers
Archery is an old historic sport that takes time to learn. As in any other area, archery has had some exceptionally talented shooters over time. That convinced them with their skills over the entire length. They had not only their talent but also the will to be among the best in their profession. Their skills have passed the test of time and today these names are still known. The following personalities have the new light of the sport of archery and their performances are still inspiring people to try this ancient sport.
Robin Hood Surpassed Them All
Would be difficult to find a person who has never heard about Robin Hood. Even if it is not even certain whether he ever existed, Robin Hood was reportedly up to mischief in the woods of Sherwood Forrest. He took from the rich and gave it to the poor. In the English legend, Robin Hood was an exceptional and at the same time a very experienced archer. His adventures put archery in a positive light, even if her main character was an outlaw thief. Many generations of different countries grow up with these inspiring and adventurous stories. Numerous movies have made this story famous for subsequent generations. Robin Hood is still a role model when it comes to learning archery. Various shooters are even emulating his ability always to hit correctly.
An Army Of Marksmen
The following marksmen appeared as a whole army. Genghis Khan’s warriors might be among the best-trained archers in worldwide history. The Mongolian warlord overran entire countries. His excellent shooters were partly responsible for this. These guys were training every day to polish their skills until perfection. Her talent was extremely important to keep the armies of Genghis Khan undefeated for a long time. These warriors took archery to the extremely professional level. They fought with several quivers and different types of arrows. The quivers of Genghis Khan had different functions on the battlefield. For example, the army of Mongolian king used howling bolts to frighten their enemies before the fight even started.
But even today some exceptional archers cause a sensation with their amazing skills. One of them is the American shooter Brady Ellison. The man, nicknamed The Arizona Cowboy, won a gold medal at the World Archery Championships in 2015 and represented his country at the Olympic Games. Mexican archer Aida Roman is also considered as one of the best in her field.
Byron Ferguson should be called the best trick shooter ever. He managed to hit a coin in flight eight times in a row. His marksmanship is so excellent that Ferguson can split the narrow side of a playing card with an arrow. He has demonstrated how to split a diamond ring with a shot of an arrow on Japanese television. The American discovered his passion for archery at the age of only twelve. At that time he extinguished the flame of candles with an arrow in a dark room. The archer does not use a sighting device or other aids for his shots. He relies on his body to become an arrow, and this technique fits perfectly.