BJM's Greg Poole is joined by long time professional archer and WI legend Lee Gibbs who shot the first 900 of his career at the 2020 The Vegas shoot. Greg and Lee discuss how he balances family, work and shooting along with supporting his local archery shop What tales archery. Despite his long career as a shooter Lee does not wear a shooter jersey nor does he pursue sponsorships. Lee also explains what he told himself to finally get over the hump and why he has zero social media.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the 2020 Vegas shoot Championship Young Adult winner with a perfect 900 Cole Frederick to discuss how he got into the sport and how hard he has worked to accomplish this win. Greg & Cole also talk about his parents Jamie & Jason, coach Scott Wright and training buddies Blake & Tyler and how they have helped him stay grounded and driven.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the 3 peat Senior Vegas Champion Keith Trail to talk about his long history in the sport and how he has overcome physical and mental hurdles to remain on the top of his game and the importance of his family as he continues his reign atop the Senior division. Greg & Keith also discuss some of the modifications Martin has made on their 2020 platform.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the 2020 Vegas shoot Championship open winner Kyle Douglas. Kyle talks about where came from, his archery shop along with his mental game and how his parents contributed to his calmness under pressure allowing him to keep his composure on the biggest stage in archery or on the field range during a breakdown. Greg and Kyle also discuss how his shooting style allows him to run 24 oz out front and Kyle goes into detail on his decision to command fire a light trigger thumb button release this year.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Jared & Tyler Hergenrader and Mike Hernandez from Break the Barriers. BTB is a veteran and disabled persons program serving the community for 37 years. BTB is the largest Sports recreational Veteran program in the country in addition to be the US Department of Education's "National role model for inclusion". BTB will be attending the Vegas shoot this week with 40 Vets that participate in their program. We discuss the Vegas event in addition to the large marked 3D outdoor event they are hosting in Fresno CA in April.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Martin Archery's Scott Romero to discuss the companies origins dating back to 1951 and how current owners have rebuilt the iconic brand from the top down focusing on family and its shooter experience. Greg & Scott discuss some of the technologies involved with the new 2020 line up and the methodology's behind their implementation into the line up.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the GOAT of unknown 3D Levi Morgan of Bow life TV to discuss the current situation concerning Unknown 3D archery. Greg & Levi discuss how the known class became pro and the "Meeting" that precipitated it in London KY years ago. The guys also discuss many of the things involved from a competitive and organizational perspective that are at stake with trying to change the foundation of what build 3d archery while also addressing what needs to be done to grow the sport overall regardless of venue.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Professional archers Paige Pearce & Tate Morgan for an "On the Spot" podcast from Nimes France. We discuss the struggles of traveling the world including baggage issues, time changes and how they manage to eat the kind of foods they need to perform at a high level. Paige discusses her recent switch to a hand held release and the should issue that precipitated the change along with the results that have followed including a perfect 30X round the second half of the Nimes qualifications.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by AAE 3rd generation Fisher and current GM Nick Fisher to discuss the history of the company from his grandparents Tom & Millie to his parents TJ & Chelly and now as he is poised to take the helm headed into the companies 50th year in business. Greg and Nick discuss the growth and current position of AAE from an OEM only manufacture to becoming the worlds largest Vane company and branching out into recurve accessories via Cavalier and arrows rest, stabilizers and more at the retail level. Nick also details the incredible line of stabilizers in addition to the new 2020 Freakshow QD with Sling blade target rest.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the Organization of Professional Archery creators Bow life TV Levi Morgan and Mike Pollard to discuss the recently announced partnership with the wildly successful Bowfest event held at Mont Du Lac in WI. The guys discuss the growth of the event, rule changes and address the unavoidable scheduling conflict this year.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Nock On TV's John Dudley for an in depth discussion about his recent change to PSE archery and how the creative control over his brands products played a huge role. Greg and John also discuss his philosophy on teaching archery, adding to the Nock On brand of products and what he is looking for in the future from himself and his partners. John also explains his extension with long time partner AAE and the new line of Riddance Stabilizers.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined on this installment of the "On the Spot" podcast by professional archer Christopher Perkins from the 2019 ISAA Pro am to discuss his pre season tuning and training and how me prepares for every new season. Greg and Chris also discuss his weight loss and is plans to keep working out and how he continues to eat right while driving to events. Chris also details how his mental focus has helped him become one of the best archers in the game.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Industry icon and crossbow expert Gregg Ritz to discuss the actual data surrounding crossbows and their effect on the hunting world including sales data and the impact crossbows are having on FET and do crossbows need their own season.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the NFAA's Bruce Cull to discuss the origins of the NFAA with Bowhunting and continued support, changes to this upcoming indoor nationals schedule and the continued activation & expansion of the NFAA and its partnerships that are resulting in amazing results. Greg & Bruce also discuss this upcoming Vegas shoot including the record attendance, $490,000 in cash & Scholarships (This number does NOT include contingencies from companies), How much room for growth we have at the South Pointe casino and the new $10,000 per day Championship classes top score shoot off payout on Friday & Saturday.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by NFAA Amateur Indoor & Outdoor Nationals champion Tim Hanley from Kinsey's to discuss the issues within the Amateur ranks including jerseys and his decision to join the pro class.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by life long Amateur shooter Darrell Hunt aka The "Brown Hornet" to discuss some of the issues facing today's up and coming amateurs regarding sponsorship, the shooting jersey everyone is sponsored issue, "PRO" being listed on jerseys and sandbagging. Greg and Darrell also discuss the trend of archers parking in amateur classes and not moving up and a potential NFAA move up rule. The guys also discuss previous pro Marc Gruber coming back as an Amateur after over 2 years off due to injury and shooting well at the Midwest open and the resulting backlash from amateurs despite him not being sponsored or having shot in years.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by hunting icon, Rock and Roll legend and outdoor lifestyle conservationist Ted Nugent to discuss his amazing 71 years and running successful and perpetually renewable hunting adventures. Greg and Ted also discuss the Michigan deer baiting ban and the ramifications MI hunters and deer herds are facing in addition to his thoughts on the Virginia anti constitutional efforts by the new legislature.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by long time professional Archer and Virginian Rodger Willett to discuss the potentially devastating new anti 2nd Amendment laws being proposed by the new leadership in Virginia. Greg and Rodger go over the economic impact due to lose of hunting revenue, deer population issues and the effects on residents of Virginia.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by the #5 ranked UFC Light heavy weight in the world, avid outdoorsman and Archer Corey "Overtime" Anderson to discuss his incredible passion for the outdoors and archery in addition to how he got into archery and how his relationship with his father shapes how he will raise his young son in the outdoors. Greg and Corey talk about training dogs for animal tracking, his new NXT 33 PSE Archery bow, Victory arrows, Spot Hogg sight, Cobra release and of course his custom GAS bowstrings. Corey also explains how he got involved with the Veterans program Heroes Sports and how the program helps Veterans of all kinds!
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by 9 time NFAA Outdoor Nationals champion and legendary archer Mike Leiter to discuss his upbringing in archery coming from a family of archers and the other legends that contributed to his amazing career. Greg and Mike discuss some of the most famous Field ranges in the country and how Mike used to tune his set ups back in the day.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by long time professional archer and manager of Flying Arrow sports in East Greenbush NY Jim Despart to discuss the history of professional archery, The Vegas shoot and the equipment used in the early days of professional archery along with the legends that inspired Jim. Greg and Jim also discuss the cam design Jimmy patented that relieved the torque every bod has and Jim tells several stories from back in the day.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by old friend and Stabilizer guru Blair Sandberg to discuss the origins of the original B-Stinger and what precipitated Blair teaming up with Greg to make the Premier freestyle stabilizer that changed the industry forever.
BJM's Greg Poole is joined by Kings Of Archery founder Sander Dolderman to discuss the history of the event and what has led to the KOA becoming one of the premier indoor events in the world. Greg and Sander discuss the origins of the event and how the KOA crew has built on their own wish lists for an event as archers themselves and how the partnership with JVD propelled the event to nearly 1000 archers.
Part 2 of BJM's Greg Poole and Bowlife TV's Levi Morgan discussion. Greg & Levi continue to discuss the incredibly frustrating whitetail season Levi has had thus far in 2019 and how he has mentally dealt with it. The guys discuss where he was hunting in Iowa and Levi's methodologies using his Browning trail cameras and land evaluation experience. Levi also goes into great detail on his largest deer ever at 188" and the confidence he had to execute the shot at 119 yards after setting his slider to the exact distance.
Part 1 of BJM's Greg Poole and Bow Life TV's Levi Morgan discussing Levi's amazing season so far including his successful harvest of a Dall sheep with his bow at 101 yards and the hair raising story of the Grizzly bear that was hunting them while they moved in on a sheep. Greg and Levi also discuss how the last 3 weeks of whitetail hunting have been the hardest and most frustrating of his career. Levi explains how he is using the patience he has learned hunting and sports to teach his young son Landon valuable life lessons.