Kim Rhode earns Winchester Legend Award
By Jacki Billings
Kim Rhode earns a Winchester award for her shooting accolades. (Photo: Winchester)
The most decorated Olympic shooting sports athlete in history, Kim Rhode, earns the first ever Winchester Legend Award, according to Winchester. The Winchester Legend Award honors those with significant achievements within the shooting sports. The award is a new one for Winchester, with Rhode serving as its inaugural recipient.
“The Kim Rhode list of accolades and achievements in the shooting sports is unprecedented,” Matt Campbell, vice president of sales and marketing for Winchester Ammunition, said in a news release. “This recognition certainly captures her achievements in the shooting sports, but more importantly, she is a tremendous ambassador for the shooting sports and hunting industry. Winchester is honored to be aligned with such a legendary athlete and person.”
Rhode competing at the 2018 ISSF World Cup. (Photo: USA Shooting)
Rhode boasts six Olympic medals, serving as the first American athlete to win six consecutive medals in an individual sport. She began her competitive shooting career as a youth shooter, winning her first World Championship at the age of 13.
“I’ve been shooting competitively for most of my life, and Winchester Ammunition has been there supporting me from the very beginning,” Rhode added.
Rhode will represent Team