Movies Lead To Increased Interest In Archery

By Sarah Ventre, Mark Brodie
Published: Friday, December 19, 2014 - 4:34pm
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(Photo by Carrie Jung - KJZZ)
Tanja Washburn gives Sarah Ventre an archery lesson.
(Photo by Carrie Jung - KJZZ)
At the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, operated by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
(Photo by Carrie Jung - KJZZ)
At the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, operated by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
(Photo by Carrie Jung - KJZZ)
At the Ben Avery Shooting Facility, operated by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.

“The Hunger Games” has made a lot of money – the first three films each set box office records.

But the movies are also having another effect: an increased interest in archery.

We turned to Tanja Washburn, Archery Education Coordinator for the Arizona Game and Fish Department, who gave KJZZ's Sarah Ventre a quick lesson. After a little bit of practice, Sarah did hit the bullseye.

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