Run and shoot: Falling Plate targets

It’s the competition for only the fittest target shooters. They have to run 100 yards in the fastest time, then shoot a target as quickly as they can. Pirbright hosted one of the top international competitions, where Canada slugged it out with Oman. But it is target shooting anyone can do. Meet the students who turn up, borrow a rifle and take part.

For more about falling plate, go to the NRA’s website,

This item appears in Fieldsports Britain, episode 292. To watch the whole show go to

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