Wright, Samantha 2011

ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY / PROFILE

 WrightSamantha

Last Name:                 Wright

Given Name(s):          Samantha

Gender:                      Female

Date of Birth:              May 9, 1972

Home Town:              Quesnel

Province:                    British Columbia       

Club:                           Quesnel River Archers

Bow:                           Elite GT 500

 

Handedness:              Left

 

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

3D is my passion, but I shoot all types, including bowhunting

 

Personal Coach’s Name:      Chris Wright

Career (if applicable):            Pulp Mill Technologist

Why and when did you get involved in archery?                In 2002 I began shooting right handed when my husband took up the sport of bowhunting.  Then I lost the sight in my right eye in 2004 and had to switch to left handed.

Hours of practice per week:   10-20

Archery Goals:

Short Term Goals:       To win the FITA World 3D championship in 2011 inAustria

Long Term Goals:       To work on my skills as an outdoor target archer and be a part of TeamCanadain this discipline at a World Championship.

Previous National Team Member:

Yes / No:         Yes

Event(s) & Year(s):     2009, FITA World 3D Championship inLatina,Italy

Major Canadian Tournament Results:

Event:              3D National Championships

Year:               2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

Division:          Bowhunter Open – Female

Placing:           First place all 5 years

Major International Tournament Results:  

Event:              FITA 3D World Championships

Year:               2009

Division:          Compound Women    

Placing:           Third

Records Set / Held (division, score, year, place):

Provincial:       2007, Bowhunter Unlimited Female, 1168, first place

Canadian:        2007 Bowhunter Unlimited Female, 588, first place

                        2008 Bowhunter Unlimited Female, 590, first place

World: