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Get Outside: 3 Outdoor Archery Games to Try This Summer

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports
Brandi Megan Granett

Unlike the single-distance, climate-controlled environments of indoor archery, outdoor archery offers an unpredictable mix of terrain and weather at varying distances to challenge your shooting skills.

Thanks to Game Of Thrones, Archery Is Now Cool. You Can Actually Do It & Get Fit. Here's How.

AskMen.com | Posted 04.23.2015 | Healthy Living
AskMen.com

Archery is cool now. Blame it on The Hunger Games, The Avengers, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones -- but the good ol' bow and arrow have never b...

The Science of Archery: Don't Try This at Home

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.24.2015 | Sports
Brandi Megan Granett

We've all shot an arrow at a balloon, but have you wondered what would happen if the balloon were filled with hydrogen? Funny you should ask, because this video explains the science of archery -- as well as providing some good "don't try this at home" archery lessons.

Archery Tattoos: Bow and Arrow Ink

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 03.13.2015 | Sports
Brandi Megan Granett

Olympic medalist Brady Ellison, pictured at the World Games in Cali, Colombia. Photo credit: World Archery Many archers have tattoos of bows and arr...

5 Reasons to Become an Archery Fan

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 05.03.2015 | Sports
Brandi Megan Granett

So you think Katniss Everdeen is cool? Or maybe you followed Team USA at the London Olympic Games? Archery is awesome for lots of reasons, including its many health benefits and a major fun factor. But let's consider some other great reasons for becoming a fan.

Bee Successful: How One Young Woman Excels at Archery

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Brandi Megan Granett

Emily Bee -- a rising young archer with roots in NASP and bowhunting -- is now an internationally ranked competitor. Although she's been shooting just a few years, Ms. Bee has many impressive credentials in her quiver.

This Guy's Flabbergasting Archery Skills Shouldn't Be Possible

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.23.2015 | Weird News

Katniss and Legolas, step aside: This real-life archer will put you to shame. Danish archery maestro Lars Andersen shows off his staggering quickne...

How the Sport of Archery Changed This Family's Life

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 03.22.2015 | Divorce
Brandi Megan Granett

When she reconnected with wounded warrior Kevin Pitts, a former sweetheart, archery served as a bridge between Kevin and Michelle's children, especially then 8-year-old Emma, who took to the sport and is now pursuing the Olympic archery dream.

Your Hunger Games Vacation (Peeta Not Included)

Oyster | Posted 01.20.2015 | Travel
Oyster

All you need is to let yourself get inspired by Katniss' warrior ways. Here's what we think Katniss would like to do on vacation, given the chance -- and what you can do, too!

Post-Pageant: What's 'America's Choice' Doing Now?

Susan Kraus | Posted 12.18.2013 | Entertainment
Susan Kraus

Vail was not a typical contestant. She could take apart an engine (she was also a mechanic for a few years) more easily than she could do hair or make-up. She was an expert marksman, but dance skills? Not so much.

Molly O'Toole

Veteran Spared When Sheet Noose Ripped: 'I'm Glad It Didn't Work'

HuffingtonPost.com | Molly O'Toole | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact

On the last day Joey Smith walked, he confronted a few Afghan workers on his base in Afghanistan, confiscating a camera. When he turned his back, they...

Kickstarting Your Dreams

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 11.13.2013 | Impact
Brandi Megan Granett

Seeing these women put themselves out there into the world and achieve their goals certainly provided me with a lot of food for thought.

TV Tropes Of 2012: Reunions, Incest, Judge Drama & More

Posted 12.21.2012 | TV

Tropes tend to spread quickly on TV. The networks are all hungry for ratings, watching each other like hawks to see what's working best for their comp...

'Christmas Letter 2012'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.10.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

It sure has been an exciting 2012 for the Zezimas! The good news is that nobody in the family went to prison, though three of us had brushes with the law.

'An Arrow Escape'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.16.2012 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

When I was a kid, I wanted to be like Robin Hood, except I wouldn't be caught dead in tights. But I did love the concept of using a bow and arrows to rob from the rich and give to the poor.

Root for Team USA: Paralympic Highlights

Bonnie St. John | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports
Bonnie St. John

There's still time to enjoy some of the most amazing feats of athletic achievement: The London Paralympics 2012! As a winner of 3 Paralympic medals, I know firsthand the dedication to training and perseverance required to compete at this level of sport.

Reflections on an Olympic Silver Medal

Jake Kaminski | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports
Jake Kaminski

I believe that no other team in the world works as well together as the American team did this year at the Olympics.

My Experience Competing at the London Olympics

Jake Kaminski | Posted 10.09.2012 | Sports
Jake Kaminski

Life is just one big learning curve and I'm glad to be on the upward swing of that curve just taking anything and everything in while trying to absorb as much of this experience in London as I can.

What Summer Olympic Event Could an Average-Sized, Middle-Aged Man or Woman Start Training for and Have the Best Chance to Medal in 8 Years?

Quora | Posted 10.08.2012 | Sports
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Aaron Ellis, High School Track Coach Back in 1997, Academy Award-nominated actress Geena Davis too...

Older Athletes Have Always Gone For The Gold (INFOGRAPHIC)

Carolyn Anderson | Posted 10.08.2012 | Fifty
Carolyn Anderson

Since 1896 there have been 121 athletes older than 50 who have won 183 medals in Olympic history. These athletes are an encouragement to people of all ages that it's never too late to go after your dreams.

Katniss Everdeen, Olympic Archer

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.02.2012 | Entertainment

How did Jennifer Lawrence train for "The Hunger Games?" She had Olympic help, of course! To prepare for her role as "Hunger Games" heroine Katniss ...

Maryland Woman Shot In Head With Arrow

Posted 08.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A couple of weeks ago, The Washington Post reported that local girls, inspired by "The Hunger Games," have been signing up for archery l...

Archery Fans Turned Away At Olympic Grounds

AP | Posted 07.27.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Archery fans were angered Friday when they were turned away for preliminary rounds at Lord's Cricket Ground. The ranking rounds were not ad...

Preparing for My First Olympic Games

Jake Kaminski | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports
Jake Kaminski

Over the years I have signed several different companies as sponsors to help support me in archery, so I decided to donate all of the equipment I have accumulated over the years since I began shooting totaling about $18,000 in both brand new and used equipment.

WATCH: Joel McHale Is The World's Worst Archery Teacher

Posted 08.04.2012 | Comedy

Archery is so in right now. Despite the best efforts of Russell Crowe-as-Robin Hood, bows and arrows are enjoying newfound popularity between "Game of...