Ruan van Staden

Who Is Ruan van Staden?

I’m a 17 year old Namibian, with a passion for archery. I started archery in 2010 when my father bought me a hunting bow. Soon after that the target archery bug got hold of me. I’m competing for almost 4 years now.

Started: 2010 was the year everything started with the aim to become only a bowhunter.
Bow:
Hoyt Contender Elite
Bow Strings:
Custom strings by Francois Marais from Your Butt archery.
Arrows:
Easton x10 Protours
Sight:
Acxel 3000
Rest:
Trophy taker Springsteel
Release:
Tru ball hot tension (Primary)
Carter “Only”
Stabilisers:
Dionker elite

Goals:

My goal for 2014 is to shoot over the 700 in a 720 round and also to get a good ranking at the World Cup Stage in Antalya, Turkey.

2015 My main focus will be to get a gold medal at the World youth archery Championships.

Archery Styles:

My main focus at the moment is Fita Outdoor. I like to shoot and compete in Field archery as well as Indoor.

  • Field 560
  • FITA 1440
  • FITA 720

Member of:

  • SPORT CLUB WINDHOEK ARCHERS

Supported By:

  • WOERMAN & BROCK SUPERMARKETS

More:

Twitter: ruanarchery

 


Accomplishments

  • 2011,2012,2013 Namibian Field Archery Champion.
  • 2012,2013 Namibian Fita Archery Champion.
  • 2012 two silver medals at South African National Archery Championships.
  • 2013 two bronze medals at South African National Archery Championships.
  • 2014 two gold medals at South African National Archery Championships.
  • 2013 ranked 9th at the World Youth Archery Championships in China
  • 2012 ranked 5th at WFAC in Argintinia
  • 2011,2012,2013 World Indoor mail match Champion.

Last updated: 8 April 2014