Revolver Match

The seasoned master shooter, long in years, young in spirit, continues to work his art, of bullet to paper as he has for most of his life. There is an inner silence, the stoppage of time, as he raises the pistol as he has done, hundreds upon thousands of times before. Like a meditative archer he stands confident, silently, patiently awaiting the subconscious ignition, brilliant flash and jolting recoil as the target is obscured by smoke.

Passion for something in your life is essential. To have a destiny, towards the next goal, which may be outlandish, maybe unattainable, yet the striving and hardship is what builds one’s character through perseverance. It is this honing of one’s skills, driven by passion, undaunted by the onset of age, accepting and shooting through a deteriorating arc of movement, this is the true heart of a competitor. He has acquired knowledge over the years from masters who have long gone, thus he stands alone, a link between the past and the present, passing on the skills bestowed and entrusted to him. He forges alone in the pursuit of excellence. Fighting for each point until cease fire is called. This is life...