June 29, 2009
Team Safariland™ Members Win Three Individual Titles at NRA Bianchi® Cup Pistol Tournament
JACKSONVILLE, Florida – Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, congratulates Team Safariland members John Pride, Rob Leatham and Scott Carnahan on their victories at the 2009 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament. Team Safariland finished second overall at the event.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the NRA Bianchi Cup was held in Columbia, Missouri May 18 - 23 and featured a total of 152 shooters. John Pride, with a clean score of 1920-168X, became the Senior Champion; Rob Leatham won the Metallic Championship with a score of 1909; Scott Carnahan brought home the Open Expert title with a score of 1902. Team Safariland members Doug Koenig and Mike Voigt also had strong showings at the tournament. Koenig came in second overall with a clean score of 1920-177X and won the Open Bianchi Shoot Off, while Voigt finished sixth overall for the entire event with a 1918 score.
Pride is a four-time NRA Police National Champion, a four-time NRA Bianchi Cup Champion and a three-time Canadian National Police Revolver Champion. Rob Leatham is a twenty two-time U.S. Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) National Champion, a five-time International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) World Champion and a seven-time NRA Bianchi Cup Champion. Scott Carnahan is a three-time USPSA National Class Champion. Carnahan also serves as a Vice President of Vice President, Category Marketing Duty Gear, Less Lethal and Firearms Accessories for Safariland.
Safariland, LLC is a premier provider of law enforcement and security products and services, delivering a full-range of customer-specific solutions. Offering many of the world’s most recognizable branded products in the public safety market, Safariland is committed to saving lives.
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