World Field Archery Championships, New Academy and New Sponsors!
My target season has finished now and all in all I am pretty happy with how
it went. Now it's all systems go for Ireland and the World Field Archery Championships which start on 26th September. I fly from Birmingham with
some of the team on 25th, the rest of the team are making their own way
from their regional airports, or driving depending on where they live.
Preparation is going well, and my shooting and distance judging at
Wrexham last week was very pleasing. Once I get my sight marks zoned
in I should be good to go. I'm really looking forward to my first World
Champs, and I know it will be great fun with the team.
Last weekend saw the launch of the new archery GB academy system.
I am pleased to say that I have been moved up to the Confirmation
Academy which consists of 2 cadets and 4 junior men, and 3 cadet and 4
junior women. It's an exciting time for us all, and I was really happy to have
been allocated Songi Woo as my academy coach. I am sure we will work
well together. I will of course continue to work closely with Kath Fitzpatrick
who has been so helpful in helping me get to where I am so far in my archery.
On the sponsorship front I am pleased to say that Errea Active Tense and
Pilla Sports have joined 'Team Joe'. As with all my sponsors, their equipment
is fantastic and I urge everyone to take a look at their websites by clicking on their logo on my website.
Well, that's about it for now - I guess my next Blog will be after the World Field Championships, so wish me luck and I
shall see you all soon.