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Kim Rhode, American Skeet Shooter, Medals in SIXTH Consecutive Olympics

Winning back-to-back Olympic medals is an accomplishment. Back-to-back-to-back is even harder.

Athletes who win olympic medals in four consecutive Olympic games – which Michael Phelps has now done – are considered in a class of their own.

Five consecutive Olympic medals? That would mean that for 20 years, at four year intervals, someone was determined to be in the top-3 competitors in the world. Only a few people have achieved this feat in the Summer Olympics.

Well, Kim Rhode, 2nd Amendment supporter and Team USA Olympic Shooter, just medaled in her SIXTH consecutive Olympic games.

Kim Rhode won Gold in 1996, Bronze in 2000, and Gold in 2004 in the Women’s Double Trap event.

She also won Silver in 2008, Gold in 2012, and Bronze in 2016 in the Women’s Skeet event.

She is the first woman ever to medal in six consecutive Olympics and would you believe that only non-shooting sports sponsor she has is Nike?

The rest of the sponsors refused to touch her. She has achieved something that truly puts her in a class of her own. She is not only a role model for many but a person of excellent character as well.

The reasons given by companies like Coca Cola and Procter & Gamble want you to believe that she was just one of many who applied but weren’t endorsed. But you’d have to suspend all logic to believe the fact that she is a competitive shooter has nothing to do with the fact that these companies turned their nose at her…

About Max McGuire

Max McGuire is a firearms enthusiast and collector. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Boston College and a Masters Degree in Political Science from Villanova University.

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