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Archery

and the Art of Mindfulness

Clare Maness

IFAA 2021 North American Field Champion

NFAA 2021 Field National Champion

NFAA 2021 Outdoor Target National Champion

USA Archery 2021 Field Nationals Silver Medalist

Vegas Shoot 2021 Bronze Medalist

 
 
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ABOUT CLARE

After a 20-year break from the sport and a career as a criminal-defense attorney, Clare returned to the sport of archery in 2021. She works with Source for Mindfulness, L.L.C., to bring mindfulness and meditation---fundamental aspects of her archery practice---to those curious about ways to deepen and invigorate their experience of life. 

Archery Awards:

2021

NFAA Indoor Nationals Silver Medalist

Vegas Shoot Bronze Medalist

Texas State Field Champion (TSAA & TFAA)

NFAA Southern Sectional Champion

NFAA Field National Champion (set animal-round record)

NFAA Outdoor Target National Champion (set 900-round and overall record)

Dakota Classic Silver Medalist

USA Archery Field Nationals Silver Medalist

NFAA National Field League Champion

TSAA Shooter of the Year

FAA Florida State FITA Field Championships Silver Medalist 

IFAA North American Field Championships Gold Medalist (set field-round record)

1999

Collegiate Western Regional Champion 

All American

1998

All American

(Shooting for U.C. San Diego)

Other Things in Life:

J.D. earned magna cum laude from the Ave Maria School of Law in 2006

B.A. earned with dean's-list honors from U.H. Hilo in 2002

Yoga Alliance Registered 200-Hour Teacher (since 2010)

Yoga Alliance Registered 500-Hour Teacher (since 2012)

Former International Association of Yoga Therapists Certified Yoga Therapist

Columnist, Life Is Good Magazine, Gulf Coast Health-and-Wellness Magazine, 2015-2021

Along with archery, Clare has competed nationally/internationally in rock climbing, sailing, and ballroom/swing dancing. She grew up in Tijuana, Mexico, and now calls a 32' Class A RV home. When not shooting, she likes to scuba dive, walk her RV dog with her husband (he shoots compound . . . and she forgives him for that!), practice yoga, and read Jane Austen. 

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Vegas 2021

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Date on the Field Course
 
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Life
2021

Sponsor
 

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IFAA North American
Field Archery Championships

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