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Top Shot Competitor From Thayne, Wyoming [VIDEO]

On the History Channel, around the American Pickers and Pawn Stars, is this crazy show called Top Shot. The premise of the show is to take self-taught shooters and put them up against one another in a variety of situations with a variety of weapons and may the best man, or woman. win. And this season, which just got underway last night, features a Thayne, Wyoming resident by the name of Tim Trefren.

Tim is a 34-year-old professional big game guide and owner of Trefren Outfitters, a professional hunting camp and second-generation family business. Growing up in his dad’s gun shop, Tim has been handling firearms from day one. He’s also a two-time world champion moose caller with a perfect record in bison and bear hunting. He practices shooting every single day and even has an indoor range at his house. In addition to mastering firearms, Tim is a skilled archer.

This year there are 18 competitors ranging in age from 21-50 they’ll find themselves navigating back alleys, rappelling down buildings and hitting moving targets from a speeding World War II-style motorcycle sidecar. They’ll also attempt to hit a target from 1,500 yards—the longest distance in Top Shot history.

This year’s arsenal features an M32A1 grenade launcher, a massive 1898 cannon from the Spanish-American War, a semiautomatic FS2000 bullpup rifle and a 1919 vehicle-mounted Browning machine gun. High-speed HD cameras capture the shots of each each trial in extreme slow motion.

For those unfamiliar with the show, here is a preview of the upcoming season.

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And if you ever wondered what it takes to get on the show, here is Tim Trefren in his audition tape that was sent in for consideration.


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We will keep an eye on Tim’s progression thru the competition and with $100,000 and a contract from Bass Pro Shops on the line, this is definitely a competition.

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