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Dr. Robert P. Elmer
(1877 - 1951)

Class of 1973
Competitor, Contributor to the Sport, Influence on the Sport



The term "Archer's Paradox" was coined by Dr. Robert P. Elmer, a well-known archery author in the 1930s. 

  Dr. Elmer used high speed film to analyze the behavior of an arrow upon release.

 

 

  • Notes of Interest

  • National Archery Association Champion, 1911, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20 and 22

  • National Archery Association Flight Champion, 1911, 13 and 22

  • President, National Archery Association, 1914-20

  • Recipient, National Archery Association's Thompson Medal of Honor, 1948

  •  Edited The Book of the Longbow, American Archery, Target Archery








Dr. Elmer with Mrs. Teddy Roosevelt

   
   
 
 
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