All about the sport and how it came to be

A brief history of archery

When archery first came to be, it was a lot different from how we know it today. Modern-day archery involves high-tech equipment that is constantly evolving. The common purpose for archery has also changed immensely. It has gone from being used strictly in hunting and battle, to being an Olympic sport between 2800 B.C. and now.

Different forms of present-day archery

Fun Facts

~Splitting an arrow down the middle by shooting it with another arrow is called a 'Robin Hood'

~In the Olympics and other major competitions, archers must engrave their initials on their arrows