Bows are popular, and Salt Lake Citys Hoyt Archery fills demand

Bows are popular, and Salt Lake City’s Hoyt Archery fills demand

By Vince Horiuchi The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Sep 15, 2012 10:16PM MDT
Salt Lake City-based bow maker Hoyt Archery has been having tremendous success this year thanks to an unlikely spokeswoman and ambassador — a spry 16-year-old girl named Katniss Evergreen who competed in “The Hunger Games.” Popularity in the ancient sport of archery has exploded because of that blockbuster movie and other hit films that include “The Avengers,” with its arrow-slinging hero Hawkeye and Pixar’s animated tale, “Brave,” about a Scottish girl who is a prized archer. Adding to the atte...
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