Thys van Niekerk

Who Is Thys van Niekerk?

Went to work in England in 1998 and shared a house with a bow hunting crazy Kiwi. Bought my first bow at the end of that same year in the USA, a Jennings Buckmaster. Played around with it and hunted my first animal in 2005. In Oct 2008 upgraded to a Mathews DXT and started to take part in Field Archery competitions. In 2009 bought my first Bowtech Constitution and my first choice of bows have been Bowtech ever since.

Started: 1998
Bow:
Bowtech Insanity CPXL for target
Bowtech RPM 360 for hunting and 3D
Bow Strings:
Vaportrail
Arrows:
Target: Easton Protour X10 420 spine 384gn 29″
Hunting: Easton Axis 300 spine 430gn 29″
Sight:
Field: Sureloc Lethal Weapon 5 pin,
Hunting: Sureloc Lethal Weapon Extreme 5 pin
Rest:
Target: Trophy Ridge spring steel
Hunting Limbdriver Pro
Release:
Scott Shark for target and hunting
Stabilisers:
Fuse

Goals:

To build the sport and the Bowtech brand in the Western Cape through good shooting and professional service on my hunting farm and in my bow shop.

Archery Styles:

Adult Male Bowhunter Unlimited in Field Archery (5 pins and no level bubble)

  • Field
  • 3D
  • FITA 720
  • FITA 1440

Member of:

  • Club: Belville (SANAA)
  • Club: 24 Rivers Archery Club (SANIFAA)
  • SANAA
  • SANIFAA

Supported By:

  • Bowtech SA
  • Archer’s Edge

More:

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Website: www.thalithali.co.za
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Accomplishments

  • 2010 Bronze medal – World Field Archery Championships (Germany)
  • 2012 Bronze medal – World Field Archery Championships (Argentina)
  • 2014 Silver medal – World Field Archery Championships (USA)

Last updated: 4 December 2014