Amherst Co. 4H Shooting Education - ABC 13 Team of the Week
By Dennis Carter
Madison Heights - Today's Team of the Week is the Amherst County 4H Shooting Education Club. These competitors, ages 8 to 19, got in a practice Tuesday night in Madison Heights. In addition to gun safety, the 4H Shooting Club teaches life skills with a goal of helping these boys and girls become better citizens.16-year-old Charlie Englund has already earned a great Junior Olympics opportunity and is climbing the ladder to what he hopes one day could be an Olympics shot.Charlie Englund, AMHERST CO. 4H SHOOTING, said "I made the Junior Development squad. I'm getting some extra training from that hopefully to move up to the Junior Development Team and then to the USA Shooting Team and then to the U.S. Olympic Team."Hunter Hudson, AMHERST CO. 4H SHOOTING, said "It's relaxing. You get to sit there and shoot and try to stay as steady, slows you down. It's just fun, I honestly don't know any other way to describe it."
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