Meet Olympic Gold Medalist Vincent Hancock & Reigning World Shooting Champion Jon Michael McGrath
Shelby Twp., MI –-(Ammoland.com)- SSSF is pleased to announce that two of their brightest superstar celebrity shooters will be representing them at this year’s SHOT Show.
Vincent Hancock, the 2008 Men’s Skeet Shooting Olympic Gold Medalist, and Jon Michael McGrath, the reigning Men’s World Skeet Shooting Champion, will be on hand to take photos and sign autographs as well as to share how the SCTP program has enriched their lives and helped them achieve their goals in the Shooting Sports.
About Vincent Hancock
At twelve years old Vincent Hancock told his father that he wanted to win Olympic Gold someday and a few short years later that is exactly what he did. The twenty-one year old Georgia native won an Olympic Gold medal in Skeet Shooting in Beijing, China in 2008. Hancock has racked up an impressive collection of titles and awards including 2005 USA Shooting Male Athlete of the Year and International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Shooter of the Year to name a few. Recently he was named to the 2011 World Clay Target Championship Team. Hancock is employed as a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit (USAMU) and lives in Fort Benning, Georgia with his wife and daughter.
About Jon Michael McGrath
Oklahoma’s Jon Michael McGrath has more shooting experience and titles compared to shooters twice his age, titles such as 2010 Junior Gold Medalist at the World Shooting Championship and 2010 National Junior Olympic Championship Gold Medalist most recently. McGrath was also named as a member of the 2011 World Clay Target Championship Team. McGrath is currently a freshman at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs.
About The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation
The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation is an educational-athletic organization that exists to introduce school-age youths to the clay target sports and to facilitate their continued involvement by providing, promoting, and perpetuating opportunities to safely and enjoyably participate and compete in a high-quality, team-based sport led by trained adult coaches focused on enhancing the personal growth and development of their athletes.
To learn more about SSSF visit their website at www.shootsctp.org.