Pickering, Michael

Pickering, Michael
English Trapshooting
Mike was born in Toronto, and moved to Niagara Falls in 1986 with his family. In 2000, Mike found the competitive sport of Trap Shooting. Mike became a member of the Thorold Conservation Club, the Hamilton Gun Club, and the Grand Island Rod and Gun Club. In 2001, he joined the Amateur Trap Association.

Over the next 19 years, Mike continued to compete and win several championships. In 2006, 2008, and 2011 he won different class shoots in New York State. In 2014, and 2017, he won the Class A Singles championship in the Atlantic Provincial shoot. Mike also won several Ontario Championships in singles, doubles, handicap, and team shoots along with the Canadian Title in the Single 16 Yard 200A Division.

Mike's biggest accomplishment was in 2008, when he became the Canadian Trap Shooting Champion. In this competition, Mike shot a perfect 200 out of 200 clay targets which fly through the air at more than 90 miles per hour; he shot 74 out of 75 in the finals.

Mike loved the sport of Trap Shooting, and actively promoted the sport.
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