Nigel Chapman

Discipline: Down The Line
Local Club / Ground: North of England Clay Target Centre

What age were you and where did you start shooting?

I started shooting at 12/13 yrs following my Dad around the farm with a single shot 410.It wasn't long before I had my own 12g.My first shot at clays was at Church Fenton YFC annual shoot.

What type of gun and ammunition do you use?

I use a krieghoff K80 32" and Hull DTL 300's 7-5.

What has been the highlight of your shooting career so far? 

Winning the Krieghoff in 2007 and also winning both the Dougall Memorial and English Open in 2009 with a perfect score.

Do you have any sponsors? Who are they? 

Yes,I have two very important sponsors.Alan Rhone Krieghoff and Hull Cartridge Co.Without their support it would be difficult to attend the many competitions up and down the country.

Who would be your dream sponsor and why? 

The two I've just mentioned!

What are your shooting aims and goals for 2018/19? 

Shooting well at the Worlds in Australia this March and to Qualify for the England team (my 21st cap).

And finally...Tell us three things we don’t already know about you:
1.    I competed nationally in Archery from the age of 7 - 11.
2.    Frightened of heights
3.    Terrified of spiders