Clay target shooter James Ewart from Peak View, recently competed in the Australian Youth Nationals for shooting, held at the Sydney International Shooting Centre at Cecil Park.
James's discipline is 'Double Trap' and he competed in the 17-24 year division. He shot 137/150 in the qualifying round, putting him in fourth position in the final. James shot 41/50 in the final which placed him third overall in Australia in the Youth Nationals.
James's next major shoot is the Australian National which is being held in Brisbane this week. James will be representing NSW in the, Open Double Trap team, Junior Double Trap team and Junior Trench team as well as shooting for himself.
James would like to thank his employers, Bracher Timbers and Alpine Hotel for allowing him time off to compete in these major shooting events.