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Gold Tip and Bee Stinger Archers Dominate Second Leg of IBO National Triple Crown

AMERICAN FORK, Utah - Gold Tip and Bee Stinger pro staff manager Tim Gillingham won the second leg of the IBO National Triple Crown in Bloomington, Indiana, leading the way as Team Gold Tip captured all of the Pro and Semi Pro class titles.

Gillingham was joined on the Pro podium by Gold Tip team members Levi Morgan and Joby Shaw. The three all captured their prizes shooting Bee Stinger stabilizer systems.
Gillingham and Shaw were shooting X-Cutter shafts, while Morgan relied on his Series 22 Pro shafts.

Gold Tip shooter Erin McGladdery was the top Women’s Pro shooter. She dominated the field and the 95-degree temperatures shooting Gold Tip’s Series 22 Pro competition shafts.

In the Pro Bowhunter class, Justin Ertel took the title for Team Gold Tip. Meanwhile, Gold Tip team member John Vozzy won the Senior Pro class shooting.

The IBO (International Bowhunting Organization) holds a National Triple Crown series consisting of three events, and then culminating in the IBO World Championship in August. An event round consists of 40 targets at unmarked distances, with 20 targets shot each day.

Gold Tip and Bee Stinger are Vista Outdoor brands and two of the most recognizable and trusted names in tournament archery and in bowhunting. For more information, visit and

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