USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- It was business as usual for Robert Vadasz this afternoon as he walked away from the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers’ Training Academy range with his tenth consecutive NRA National Police Shooting Championship title. It was his eleventh win in twelve years.
This win means a lot too Vadasz. It means Team Boarder Patrol's marksmanship prowess is still alive and well. It means he's setting a good example for his teammate. But for Vadasz it means even more for his family.
“It goes beyond personal pride,” Vadasz reflected. “It means I'm able to show my sons what it takes to dedicate yourself to something and actually succeed.”
That success is hard one. With little to no downtime, Vadasz continues to push himself to maintain his performance and, if possible, continue to improve.
“I'm lucky in that I came to this sport with some natural skill. Shooting came easier for me than most and I've always been very thankful for that. But natural skills only takes you so far. It took me a few years to realize that I wouldn't get any better unless I started putting in the work. So I started asking questions, trying new things, and experimenting until it finally came together.”
Now in his 19th year of competitive shooting, Vadasz's rookie season saw him perform well at the Master Class level. Though achieve the rank of High Master the following season, it wasn't until he truly took advantage of the Boarder Patrol's knowledge bank that he began to see a difference.
“I can't begin to explain the benefit of being part of the