Posted June 14, 2016 9:00 am by Comments

By Epicosity

2016 USPSA Revolver Nationals
2016 USPSA Revolver Nationals
Springfield Armory USA

GENESEO, IL, (AmmoLand) – Proving that “dark horse” finishes do sometimes happen, Springfield Armory Team Captain Rob Leatham took top honors at the 2016 USPSA Revolver National Championship.

Known as an accomplished 1911 shooter, Leatham explains his early experience with the revolver platform, “I wasn’t expecting to take the Revolver overall title. There are so many great shooters who dedicate their training and competing to the revolver that I consider myself a dark horse. I have always been a revolver shooter, though, from a very young age, so picking it up for me isn’t as hard as you might think. They are great fun to shoot, and I’m looking forward to the next opportunity. As one of only two matches a year that I get to shoot a revolver, winning was just icing on the cake!”

Part of the 1911 Society Classic Nationals Series, the Revolver Championships immediately follow the USPSA Single Stack National Championship over Mother’s Day Weekend at PASA Park in Barry, Illinois. In the Single Stack Nationals event, Leatham placed third overall and won the top prize in the Senior Division. Now 55, Leatham qualifies to compete in the USPSA Senior …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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