Norm’s second win was with the same PROOF Research barrel used in 2016 when he first won the victory.
Camp Perry, Ohio – With a winning shoot-off score of 100-5X, Norman Crawford won his second consecutive Wimbledon Cup Championship. Crawford used the same PROOF Research barrel he used in 2016 to earn a cup victory—the first ever achieved with a carbon-fiber-wrapped barrel—a 32”, 1.1” diameter, 1-in-8” twist chambered in Shahane .284.
“They’re lighter, they seem to be a lot easier to find a load that will shoot through them, and they don’t seem to wander quite as much as a regular steel barrel will as it warms up and cools down,” Crawford said of the PROOF barrels he uses in competition. “Generally, they just seem to be a bit more predictable all the way around.”
Crawford has won the historic Wimbledon Cup a total of three times, earning his first victory back in 2003 with a steel barrel.
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