Modern Greats

What does it mean to lose Double Trap from the 2020 Olympics?

Matt Coward-Holley had become one of the leading lights of Double Trap in the last five years and was expected to do well leading up to Tokyo 2020, but the Olympic dream is off the table for him and others within the discipline – or that’s what Karan Gadhia thought…

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Designed for performance?

It might look good, but does it perform like you need it to? Vic Harker looks at the differences between shotguns built for specific purposes

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Interview: Still the golden boy, Richard Faulds

At the end of another big year for Richard Faulds, Benjamin Lycett meets him at Owls Lodge to talk shooting, kit and the good times

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The development of sporting clay guns

Vic Harker recounts the development of shotguns adopted for clay target shooting over the sports history

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How many guns do you need?

Vic Harker investigates the big three that should be in every gun cabinet

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Know your guns: A brief history of clays

Vic Harker charts the development of clay target guns over the years

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Interview: Bad Boy Ben Husthwaite

Laura Strachan sat down with the mighty Ben Husthwaite to ask all those questions you wish you could…

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Gun design secrets: how subtle differences improve shooting

Some shooters don’t realise that the subtle variances between the major shotgun makers are more than just different branding logos, so Vic Harker explains some of the design characteristics

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Interview: Ronnie Green

With the premier young shots trophy in his cabinet, and an array of other championships an accolades in the books, Ronnie Green explains to photographer Huw Hopkins how he is on track for clay shooting superstardom…

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Man on fire – how royalty in the UAE changed Britain’s Olympic-medal future

In this new Olympic year, we revisit Vic Harker’s interview with Sheikh Ahmed Al Maktoum, Olympic Double Trap prodigy and coach to British Olympic gold medallists Peter Wilson and Steve Scott

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