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Kim Rhode

  • Kim Rhode, the FIRST WOMAN and first Summer Olympian to medal in SIX consecutive 
    Olympics. You'd think the glass ceiling crowd would be all over that, right? Not 
    so much. She won those medals with a gun and is an outspoken supporter of the 
    2nd Amendment. 
    Rhode began competing in skeet at age 10 and at 13, won her first world 
    championship title in women's double trap shooting. 
    1996 Olympics 
    Rhode won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics, making her the youngest 
    female gold medalist in the history of Olympic shooting. 
    2000 Olympics 
    Rhode won a bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. 
    2004 Olympics 
    Rhode also won a gold medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. 
    2008 Olympics 
    Rhode won the silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in women's skeet. 
    2012 Olympics 
    On July 29 at the 2012 Summer Olympics, Rhode won the gold medal in skeet 
    shooting with an Olympic record score of 99, tying the world record in this 
    event.[5] With this medal, Rhode is the only American competitor to win medals 
    for an individual event in five consecutive Olympics. She also became one of the 
    three competitors (and the only woman) to win three Olympic individual gold 
    medals for shooting, along with Ralf Schumann of Germany and Jin Jong-oh of 
    2016 Olympics 
    Qualifying for the 2016 Summer Olympics made Rhode the first U.S. Olympian to 
    qualify for an Olympic team on five different continents.[6]Kim Rhode won the 
    bronze medal at the Rio 2016 Olympics making her the first Olympian to win a 
    medal on five different continents. 


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  • tanzanitediamond likes this
  • tanzanitediamond My husband, Scott, knew everything about her accomplishments & informed anyone & everyone in our 'neck of the woods' of her training, skill & accomplishments. Many folks around here, also, skeet shoot, target practice, hunt, etc. so most folks were...  more