Expo Special Guests
Jerry Miculek is a Pro Shooter on Team Smith & Wesson, a 5-time World Record Holder, and is widely regarded as the fastest shooter in the world. He sits down with Smith & Wesson and pulls back the curtain on a lifetime of professional shooting experience.
Sgt. Avila joined the U.S. Army in 2004 and on May 14, 2007, his vehicle was struck with a 200lb IED, resulting in burns to 75% of his body and amputation below the knee of his right leg. Avila is the current world record holder for the World Association of Bench and Deadlift in the Paralympics category. Sgt. Avila now serves as a liaison for Sons Of The Flag, helping other wounded warriors through their recovery process as well.
Ward Burton is a former professional stock car racing driver with five career wins in the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, including the 2002 Daytona 500 and the 2001 Southern 500. Older brother of fellow NASCAR driver Jeff, father of current NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeb, and the uncle of driver Harrison. Ward currently operates the Ward Burton Wildlife Foundation, a conservation and sportsman's organization.
Michael Waddell is a turkey calling champion and avid hunter. A television personality known for his on-screen hunting abilities. “Realtree Road Trips,” and American Outdoor Channel, and his own show, “Bone Collector,” on Outdoor Channel. He is the National Wild Turkey Federation’s and Outdoor Channel’s official spokesperson.
Gary Quesenberry was born in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia with a passion for the outdoors and patriotic spirit. Gary enlisted at the age of seventeen. Now CEO of Quesenberry Personal Defense Training, he’s developed numerous basic and advanced level courses focused on defensive tactics and mindset.
Multi-network award winning host, Kip Campbell grew up in the country near the banks of the James River in Central Virginia and spent his day's bow hunting, fishing, and playing sports. Kip knew early on he wanted to work with a weapon in his hand, so the military, law enforcement, or pro-hunter were the only jobs that would be acceptable in his mind. While at college, he switched his major to communications and started making short films and hunting videos, and Red Arrow was born.
Shane Coley started his shooting career in 2005 at the age of 14 under the direction of his father, where he immediately fell in love with the competition and decided he wanted to make a career out of the sport. After six years of service in the Army and 3 National titles, 3 Team World Championship titles, and multiple Area and Regional titles, he accepted a position as Captain of Team GLOCK.