Places 1st for Ladies Overall, Ladies Colt Speed-off, and Ladies Bianchi Cup!
Miami, FL - Taurus®, the global leader in revolver manufacturing, is captivated with the Taurus Team Captain, Jessie Duff, for her outstanding achievements at the 2014 NRA Bianchi Cup.
Before the weekend was closed, Jessie won the Ladies Overall National Bianchi Cup Championship and also took 1st place in the Ladies Colt’s Speed Shoot-Off. She was the defending champion from last year’s event and for the 4th time, won the Ladies Bianchi Cup. Being one of Duff’s biggest events of the year and defending champion, she performed under the pressure. Duff was able to apply her talents and captured a two-point lead over Tiffany Piper of New Zealand taking the win with a score of 1893. Jessie competed with her Taurus 1911 Single Stack built specifically for Action Pistol.
"The NRA Bianchi Cup is the biggest match of the year for me, as well as the most prestigious, so it is such an honor to win the Ladies title again! The Ladies competition gets stronger and stronger each year, and it pushes me to be better as well. I am given the opportunity to compete against the best ladies in the world, and I'm also proud to call them friends,” states the Taurus Team Captain. “That's one of my favorite things about the Cup, is that it reaches out to so many international shooters. I'm honored to have this victory for Taurus, with my 1911's, to show that their firearms are competitive in so many different arenas!"
The world renowned event celebrated its 35th year anniversary at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club in Columbia, Missouri on May 21- 24th. The MidwayUSA & NRA Bianchi Cup National Championship attracted some of the world’s greatest shooters from countries such as Australia, Japan, Germany, United States and many more. They arrived in Missouri ready to put their skills to the test. The distinguished awards earned at this event were measured by the skill and talent of each shooter. This match combined speed and accuracy with moving and stationary targets and each stage provided an alluring atmosphere that encouraged shooters of all levels to focus on their marksmanship abilities.
About Jessie Duff:
Jessie Duff has taken her shooting career of a beginner, all the way to a top ranked professional, earning multiple World and National Champion shooting titles, in five different shooting disciplines. Among these are the prestigious Bianchi Cup and the World Speed Shooting Championships. Jessie has also ranked in numerous regional and state champion matches as well. Outside of shooting, Jessie is a TV personality on the hit series NRA All Access, on the Outdoor Channel. Reaching this level of shooting performance in her career, defines a well-disciplined competitor and role model for the Taurus Shooting Team.
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