2012 Olympics Archery Primer & Resources

It’s Olympics Eve and the games are finally going to kick off tomorrow. For us archers, the main thing we want to know is how and when to watch the competition. Most of you may already know that NBC is thankfully streaming the archery events online.

But it’s also helpful, if you’re not a seasoned archer, to know as much as you can about the sport. The more you know, the better you’ll be able to enjoy the competition.

Archery 101

The following is an excellent video of British archer Alison Williamson giving an overview on the basics of archery.

Useful Sites

Below are some useful links for streaming the archery matches and checking schedules; learning about the competitors, the competition format, equipment, interviews, etc.

NBCs Olympic Archery Site

The London Telegraph news site’s Archery Guide

Word Archery’s media guide for the 2012 London Olympics


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