At the age of 41, I picked up a gun for the first time with the intention of learning to defend myself and my children. I was the mother of 5, the youngest of whom was 2-years old. Little did I know that my journey in gun handling and self-defense was just getting started. Many […]
It’s funny how familiarity works. When you see someone nearly every spring for more than a decade, you think you know them. From the smiles on the range and the casual quick catch ups, in truth, these interactions just skim the surface. I’ve been shooting with Vera Koo for many years. We’ve competed against one […]
I met Vera Koo several years ago at a Bianchi Cup match in Columbia, Missouri. I’m thinking it might have been about 15 years ago, when she was at the height of her shooting career. Indeed, Vera is the only woman to capture the prestigious Bianchi Cup championship in the women’s division 8 times. She […]
In this guest review, renowned firearms trainer Il Ling New gives us her honest opinion of Vera Koo’s book, “The Most Unlikely Champion.” Il Ling read the book twice, and it’s safe to conclude that it changed her life. ~BB What would you do if life handed you not 1, not 2, not 3 … […]
Jackie Richardson reviews the second book from champion shooter Vera Koo, titled “Wisdom and Things.” This book features chapters grouped into four different parts, covering all facets of competition, resilience, faith and travel.
Our Babbs reviews Vera Koo’s second book, “Wisdom and Things,” based on several of her already published columns at “Women’s Outdoor News,” and other inspirations. It’s a great follow-up to her first book, “The Most Unlikely Champion.”
I do not usually like to mix business with pleasure. I traveled across the globe for competitions during my 15-year professional shooting career, and I almost never went sightseeing or exploring during my trips to practice or to compete. My stance of not mixing business with pleasure applies to my other business endeavors, too. However, […]