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Our Town's Kid to Know has sights set on Olympics

STEWARDSON -- A teen from Our Town has her sights set on the Olympics and she's well on her way.
STEWARDSON -- A teen from Our Town has her sights set on the Olympics and she's well on her way. 17-year old Elizabeth Gratz first picked up a gun at the 4H Fair. Just a few years later, she's traveled the world as a sharpshooter.

This Kid to Know wears a special suit to help hold her posture. Then she aims for a target that's ten meters away. The bulls-eye is just half-a-millimeter wide.

Sharpshooters fire about 40-shots in regular competition so consistency is just as important as accuracy. Then they're ranked on a scale from 1 - 10.9.

Elizabeth says she loves the challenge. After a couple of years on the range, Elizabeth is already a member of the Junior National Team.

She came in first in the air rifle competition in the Czech Republic and got second place at a match in Germany. The oldest of four, her little sisters want to follow in her footsteps and try sharpshooting too.
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