Tom Holland has been shooting competitively since he was in high school. He holds indoor national and world records with a crossbow.
Tom discovered field target in 2009 after visiting an airgun store on Long Island and was hooked.
He bought a Benjamin Marauder to get into field target and has since expanded his airgun collection to include a Steyr and RAW TM1000, but he has gone back to the Marauder as his main gun, placing second at the 2016 Pyramid Air Cup with it.
In this episode Tom talks about his development as a shooter and how eventually ended up in WFTF shooting his Marauder. In talking about the gear and guns, we cover the basic WFTF rules. We discuss getting into field target on a budget, how Tom has modified his Benjamin Marauder with a regulator from airgunexporter.com, scope choices, and advantages of a regulated air rifle.
Tom talks about the challenges of shooting a 12 foot-pound energy rifle, pellet selection, the rules, and some basics of reading the wind.
Hope you enjoy the episode.