Issue 19 – June 2023 - Australian Women’s Shooter

In Part 3 of our AWS custom-built rifle with Beretta Australia, we wrap up the series with a goat and deer hunt under extreme conditions. Read how the Tikka .243 WIN performed and our conclusions on a hybrid range and hunting rifle. Testament to ‘mind over matter’, Commonwealth and Olympic Games gold medallist Suzy Balogh focuses on mental imagery as a tool towards better shooting and Laetisha Scanlan reflects on her fulfilling role as an ambassador for the Australian Institute of Sport Mental Fitness Program. And once you’ve decided to take that initial step to fully delve in to the world of shooting and hunting, what happens from there? We document the five-year journey of a ‘new’ member, whose confidence grew at every turn.