Archery in New York City


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Archery is gaining popularity in the United States. The men’s Olympic team won silver at London 2012, and in March last year, “The Hunger Games” film broke box office records when it made $155 million on its opening weekend.

The main character was a highly skilled archer – so could she be a new Robin Hood for a new generation?

Frederick Bernas finds out more at an archery class targeting urban communities in New York City.

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Frederick Bernas is currently living in New York City, freelancing for CNN, Reuters, The New York Times and other media, while studying part-time at Columbia University. During 2008-2010, he was based in Moscow, reporting for The GuardianMonocle, France 24 and international supplements of the Daily Telegraph and Washington Post.