Fastest Gun Alive Tournament
Sublimity, Oregon - August 2 - 4, 2002
The Fastest Gun Alive Tournament involved two days of qualifying that consisted of ten shots each at eight, ten, and twelve feet (wax bullets at steel targets). The top ten men and five women went on to a 2X progressive elimination tournament on the Sunday.
Anita Burnham (left) and Alanna Blinn at the 10-foot distance.
Takashi "Tex" Matsumoto of Japan in competition. Tex won the award for the competitor travelling the furthest.
The picture on the left shows 16 year-old Nicole Franks (left) of British Columbia and 17 year-old Alanna Blinn of Alberta in the final round for the Women's titles. The picture on the right shows Greg Danielson (left) of South Dakota and Gil Guerra Jr. of California shooting it out in the Men's finals.
The trophy winners of the Fastest Gun Alive Tournament
Nicole Franks and Gil Guerra Jr., the Fastest Guns Alive.
- View the results of Friday & Saturday's preliminary rounds
- View the results of Sunday's Progressive Elimination Final round (Fastest Gun Alive winners)
Contest Video Clips
An Index round of shooting The first two days of shooting involved index competition of thirty shots at three distances, which qualified the top 10 men and 5 women for the finals on the Sunday. This clip shows Steve Vonfeldt, Bob Bussinger, Mark Hullen and Bob Edmiston in one of the index rounds.
(21 second clip, 281 Kb)
Women's Finals Nicole Franks and Alanna Blinn in the final two rounds of elimination shooting for 1st and 2nd place.
(40 second clip, 496 Kb)
Men's Finals Greg Danielson and Gil Guerra Jr. in the final two rounds of elimination shooting for 1st and 2nd place.
(35 second clip, 438 Kb)
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