Madison, NC – The Remington Outdoor Company (“ROC”)is pleased to announce that Team Remington member Joe Hendricks, Sr., veteran Team Remington competitor, won the U.S. National High-Power Rifle Championship at Camp Perry, Ohio on July 29, 2014.
In the grueling four day aggregate match, Hendricks overcame a four-point deficit after day three, to win the match by two points over former national rifle champion Norman Houle. Hendricks fired perfect scores of 200 in each of the three final stage matches of the championship to finish with a winning score of 1789-76x.
“Joe is a journeyman high-power rifle and long range competitor that has placed numerous times in the top five at the Nationals. Over the years, he has won a myriad of stage matches and sub-aggregates of the coveted national championship, but he was never the winner,” said Ken Roxburgh, Team Coach for Team Remington. “This year, he would not be denied the overall championship and the gold medal.”
In the Remington/NRA Long Range Rifle Championships, Team Remington won the overall U.S. National Palma, Match Rifle Championship with a score of 1784-90x.
Firing members are as follows:
Joe Hendricks, Sr.
Team Coach: Ken Roxburgh
Team Captain: Dwight Briggs
Fritz Hempelmann, Team Remington, was the overall match rifle winner in the U.S. National Palma Individual Championship firing a score of 299-12x.
Other notable wins by Team Remington competitors in the stage matches and sub-aggregates matches at the Nationals are as follows:
Joe Hendricks, Sr., winner Coast Artillery Trophy, Score: 200-13x
Mark Laramie, winner Air Force Cup, score: 200-11x
Mark Laramie, winner Nevada Trophy, score: 797-32x
Joe Hendricks, Sr., winner Marine Gunner D.I. Boyd Memorial Trophy, score: 991-39x
About Remington Outdoor Company
Remington Outdoor Company headquartered in Madison, N.C., designs, produces and sells sporting goods and products for the hunting, shooting sports and self defense markets, as well as solutions to the military, government, and law enforcement markets. Founded in 1816, the Company is the nation's oldest continuously operating manufacturer. Remington is privately-held and one of the largest domestic producers of shotguns and rifles. The Remington Family of Companies has 23 locations across 14 states employing over 4,200 people and distributes its products throughout the U.S. and in over 55 foreign countries and includes some of the most globally recognized brands on the market including Remington®, Remington 1816®, Bushmaster®, DPMS®, Marlin®, H&R 1871®, The Parker Gun™, Mountain Khakis®, Advanced Armament Corp. ®, Dakota Arms®, Para®, Nesika®, Storm Lake Barrels® and Barnes® Bullets.
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