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Thomas McIntyre

Thomas McIntyre

Zeiss Sports Optics

Zeiss Sports Optics

NORTH CHESTERFIELD, Va. --(Ammoland.com)- Carl Zeiss Sports Optics, the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance sports optics, has named Thomas McIntyre, field editor with Sports Afield and a contributing editor with Field & Stream magazines, as its “2013 Carl Zeiss Outdoor Writer of the Year.”

The award was presented on January 14, 2014, at the company’s annual writers’ event during the SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

In honor of his contributions to outdoor writing and to the hunting and outdoor sports, McIntyre received a customized crystal accolade and a premium ZEISS product of his choice. Established in 2003, the Carl Zeiss Outdoor Writer of the Year Award marks its 10th the award recognizes an outstanding outdoor writer who has achieved excellence in outdoor communications, has made significant contributions to the hunting and outdoor industry, and is an active supporter of wildlife conservation. McIntyre joins a Who’s Who list of outdoor writers who have positively shaped and informed the public about hunting and outdoor sports experiences and issues.

Previous Carl Zeiss Outdoor of the Year award winners have included: Wayne van Zwoll (2003), David Fortier (2004), David Petzal (2005), Ron Spomer (2006), John Barsness (2007), Terry Wieland (2008), Craig Boddington (2009), John Zent (2010), Andrew McKean (2011) and Mike Schoby (2012). Carl Zeiss Sports Optics also has honored two outdoor writers with Lifetime Achievement Awards — Bill McRae (2003) and Jim Carmichel (2008).

“Tom is an extremely talented writer, author and champion of the outdoors,” said Michael A. Jensen, President of Carl Zeiss Sports Optics.

“He masterfully communicates the experience of the hunt with colorful insight along with accurate and in-depth technical information that increases the knowledge and understanding of his many, many fans. His passion and appreciation for the outdoors combined with 37 years of seeking writing excellence make Tom the perfect choice for this year’s Outdoor Writer of the Year award.”

Since 1976, McIntyre, a resident of Sheridan, Wyo., has distinguished himself in several areas of the outdoor writing industry.

As a magazine and newspaper writer, McIntyre has had hundreds of articles published by Sports Afield, Field & Stream, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Petersen’s Hunting, American Hunter, Men’s Journal, Outdoor Life, Bugle, Sporting Classics, Fly Rod & Reel, Wyoming Wildlife, Texas Sporting Journal, The Hunting Report, Garden & Gun, and The Field in England. He has been the co-winner of Best Magazine Story for Best Sports Stories, awarded by The Sporting News. McIntyre also writes a column about hunting for The Sheridan Press.

As a book author, McIntyre has penned several critically acclaimed books, novels and anthologies, including: “Days Afield,” “Dreaming the Lion,” “Seasons & Days,” “Shooter’s Bible Guide to Optics (2012),” and “The Snow Leopard’s Tale.”

He also served as the editor of, and contributor to, the outdoor-story anthology “Wild and Fair,” featuring Pulitzer Prize winners David Mamet and Philip Caputo. Currently, McIntyre is working on a novel about the African explorer Henry Morton Stanley.

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