Athlete

Mike Knapp

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Did You Know?

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HANDEDNESS
Right
Age
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HEIGHT
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COUNTRY
AUSTRALIA
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STATE
WA
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LOCAL CLUB
Western Australia

Bio

DISCIPLINE: Free Pistol
Air Pistol
Standard Pistol
HANDEDNESS: Right
WHY DID YOU BEGIN SHOOTING? I’ve always been interested in guns and shooting since I was a small boy playing with toy guns in the garden
WHEN DID YOU START SHOOTING? I had my first air pistol at about 9 years of age, then progressed through air rifles,  shotguns and .22 rifles to pistols and fullbore rifles
LIST YOUR SHOOTING ACHIEVEMENTS: Second in Air pistol at the Nationals in Cessnock 2011
Several Australia cup medals, then winning the Australia cup final in Free pistol in 2014
WHAT DO YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT SHOOTING: The fact that young and old, male and female, able bodied and disabled athletes can all compete on the same level.
OTHER SPORTS: I’ve previously done Cycling and Weightlifting, but neither at the same kind of level as shooting
SPORTING GOAL: To win a medal at a major international event
WHAT ARE YOU DOING IF YOU AREN’T SHOOTING? Sleeping, eating or working!