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Archers Talkin' Archery - An Interview with Lucy O'Sullivan

1 – What is your favourite dinosaur?


2 – What club are you a member of?

Jersey Archery Society

3 – What is your preferred shooting style?


4 – How did you get into archery?

My dad.

5 – Who is your favourite fictional archer?

At the moment Geralt of Rivia.

6 – What is your favourite competition type?

World Cups

7 – What is your favourite shooting venue?


8 – What is your favourite weather to shoot in?

Overcast and still days.

9 – Would you rather do archery whilst riding a unicorn or a pegasus?


10 – What is the oddest thing you have seen during a competition?

Someone got a nose bleed after loosing a match.

11 – What is the highest level of competition you have shot in?

World champs, world cups, commonwealth games, island games. I’ve represented Jersey and Great Britain.

12 – What is the best shot you have made in a competition?

The next one.

13 – Which fictious archers would you want on your side for a team match?


14 – What are your goals in archery?

To representing myself and my counties.

15 – What is your proudest achievement in the sport?

Too many to say, even finishing a tournament on a bad day is a win sometimes but I have been 3rd at a world championships before.

16 – What is the best advice you have been given in archery?

Be nice on the way up, as everyone needs help on the way down.

17 - How do you think you would have fared in the stone age with a bow and arrows?

I would be fine.

18 – What is the one thing you really enjoy in the sport?

The fact that everyone is like my family!

19 – What one thing in the sport irritates you the most?

The fact other sports don’t think we are athletes and call us a ‘hobby’.

20 – What would you like to see in terms of improvement within archery as a sport?

Strong, athletic people that other sport can look up to for our stamina and upper body strength.

21 – What do you think would make a great mascot for the sport of archery?

I love the GB lion mascot.

22 – Who is your most fervent supporter?

My mum.

23 – If you could shoot another bow style, what would it be?

Recurve it looks so elegant.

24 – Any advice for girls/women in archery?

You have got this! Hustle hard, ignore the haters, and make our sport proud.


Photo 1, Lego cover photo, credit, Matt Latimer

Photo's 2 and 3 of Lucy O'Sullivan credit, World Archery - Dean

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