Barney Hartman

Barney Hartman, skeet shooter (b at Swan River, Man 2 Nov 1916).

Barney Hartman, skeet shooter (b at Swan River, Man 2 Nov 1916). Judged by his peers the greatest skeet shooter in the world, Hartman was 10 times captain of the National Skeet Shooting Association all-American team and 4 times recorded perfect 100 x 100 with the 410 gauge. He claimed nearly 30 world titles in 12, 20, 28, 410 gauge and all-round categories. He once broke a string of 2002 clay targets without a miss and he frequently shattered records. He won a silver and 4 bronze medals in world competition and for 9 of 12 years as amateur and professional boasted the world's best average.