Since its introduction in October, the new 2013 Pro Comp Elite series has already been dominating the compound category by finishing on top of the leader board at stage one of the Indoor Archery World Cup held in Singapore. At stage two in Nimes, FRANCE it wasn’t going to be any different.
Hoyt’s Reo WILDE (USA) had already won Singapore, but going up against top ranked shooters like Hoyt Pro, Sergio PAGNI (ITA), WILDE did not have an easy path to the gold medal match. After winning every match, his gold medal final was against French superstar and fellow Hoyt Pro Staff shooter Pierre-Julien DELOCHE (FRA), both shooting the Pro Comp Elite XL. In an amazing display of accuracy, WILDE and DELOCHE went arrow for arrow, with WILDE winning the gold and DELOCHE with the silver. Jesse BROADWATER (USA) won the bronze medal (6-2) with his Pro Comp Elite by shooting a perfect 120.
It’s a solid testament to the Pro Comp Elite and Pro Comp Elite XL’s accuracy to have the best shooters in the world all converge on one podium wielding the same bow.
The recurve men saw former World Field and World Indoor champion Sebastian ROHRBERG (GER) go up against rising star Rick van der VEN (NED) who finished third in last year’s edition of the tournament. Rick could not make a fist against his German opponent, leaving ROHRBERG the victor and gold medalist (6-2). Elias CUESTA COBO (ESP) completed the all Hoyt HPX podium by winning the bronze medal.
Team Hoyt’s multiple world champion Natalia VALEEVA (ITA) won the silver medal in the women recurve division. She was shooting her new Ion-X for the first time in competition.
Hometown favorite Sandrine VANDIONANT-FRANGILLI (FRA) took third place in the women compound class.
No matter the level of tournament you’re competing at, give yourself the clearest path to the podium by shooting Hoyt’s latest offering. Visit an authorized Hoyt dealer and compare the 2013 Hoyts to anything out there and you will see who has the clear advantage. Get serious. Get Hoyt.