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Crossbows

A crossbow consists of a bow-like construction mounted on a stock and oriented horizontally. Crossbows can have a compound or recurve construction. Compound crossbows, much like compound bows, rely on a series of cams, or pulleys, to reduce the draw weight of the bow. On recurve crossbows, the tips of the bow curve away from the archer, which increases the speed of the bolt. Arrows, or bolts, are loaded on top of the stock.

Olympic Recurve Bow Anatomy

22 May 2019, 3:35 pm

Olympic Recurve Bow Anatomy

The “Olympic recurve” is the type of bow Olympians shoot. It’s also the bow of choice for thousands of recreational archers who like a fantastic, challenging discipline. In addition to the Olympics and just plain fun, these bows are used in 3D, target, indoor and field archery. In outdoor target tournaments, including the Olympics, adult […]

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