Mearns, Tim 2011

ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY / PROFILE

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Last Name:     Mearns           

Given Name(s):  Timothy Terry

Gender:   Male

Date of Birth:  April 30, 1971

Home Town:  Sundre                       

Province:  Alberta

Club:  Dragon flight Archery

Handedness:  Right

Types of Archery Pursued (indoor target, outdoor target, 3D indoor, 3D outdoor, field):

Career (if applicable):  Heavy Equipment Operator

Why and when did you get involved in archery?  I do a lot of bow hunting and became interested in archery as a way to keep my skills up for the hunting season.  I started competing about 4 or 5 years ago and enjoy thay aspect of archery as well.

Hours of practice per week: between 8 to 12 hours per week

Short Term Goals: To keep up with my shooting and continue to improve my skills.

Long Term Goals:  I would like to keep competing at a national and international level.  I would also like to promote and encourage young people to participate in the sport as well as being a role model for indigenous people

Previous National Team Member:

Yes / No: No

Event(s) & Year(s):

Major Canadian Tournament Results:

Event: Indoor and Outdoor Nationals. Provincials and Lethbridge Iron Man

Bronze for 2009 Indoor Nationals as well as Grand Prix winner, 2010 Gold for Indoor Nationals and winner of Grand Prix, 2010 gold for FITA at Lethbridge Iron Man, 2010 Silver for Outdoor Provincials, 2011 Silver for Indoor Nationals
Year: 2009, 2010, 2011

Division:

Placing:

Ranking (if applicable)

Major International Tournament Results: 

Event:IBO Worlds

Year: 2009

Division: MBO

Placing:  18th out of 250 competitors

Other Athletic Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery:  Horseback riding, hiking, and water skiing


Personal Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery:  Hunting fishing and other outdoor activities