RISE Armament Shooting Team Enjoys Huge Successes Over Past Year
2018 was a year of big wins and impressive finishes for the RISE Armament team
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma – (ArmsVault.com) – RISE Armament, a premier manufacturer and supplier of AR components and firearms, enjoyed an excellent competition season in 2018 as the Team RISE shooting team garnered several fantastic finishes.
In 2018, the RISE team logged several major match wins and top 10 finishes throughout the country in multiple shooting disciplines. The highlight of the year was Dillen Easley and Garrett Grover’s team win at the Vortex Extreme match in Wyoming in August. This was a long-range, rifle-only endurance match in the mountains outside Douglas, Wyoming, where the pair managed to beat every other gas gun division team.
As individuals, Easley and Grover enjoyed an excellent year as well. Easley competed in more than 15 major-level 3-gun events and logged multiple first- and second-place finishes. Grover competed in more than two dozen events as well, resulting in several top 10 finishes and regional victories behind his RISE Armament rifle.
“We are very proud of the RISE Armament Team following a successful 2018 season,” stated Matt Torres, president of RISE Armament. “Our team is extremely talented and dedicated to the sport. We look forward to many more strong events in 2019.”
Dustin Pluth competed in multiple national-level matches and was the match director for the RISE Armament 2-gun series in St. Louis, Missouri. Michelle Waldran, Jennifer Blake, Pansy Steele, and Rebecca King all competed in numerous national-level matches as well, tallying impressive finishes throughout the year. Andrew Hyder won the industry/staff shoot at the Hornady Zombie Match in Nebraska as well.
During the season, RISE Armament also added Jaime Langworthy to its team, who quickly recorded multiple high finishes at major matches under the RISE Armament banner.
Team RISE is proud to welcome several new members for 2019. New team members include Kyle Sole, Rick Peeler, Cody Allenbaugh, Jon Wiedell, and Vinny Berile.
Team members will be competing in 3-gun, multigun, 2-gun, USPSA, IDPA, steel challenge, carbine, PRS, and endurance long-range matches throughout the year.
RISE Armament specializes in the design and manufacturing of AR-15s, receivers, triggers, barrels, and compensators for civilian, military, and law enforcement uses. For more information about RISE Armament products, visit www.risearmament.com
About RISE Armament:
RISE Armament redefined shooters’ standards with the introduction of its RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger in 2014. Today, the company continues to innovate through its lines of triggers, handguards, barrels, receivers, small AR parts, and complete rifles, which it designs and manufactures in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. RISE and its employees are committed to providing reliable products that unleash shooters’ potential and elevate the shooting experience. The RISE Armament team is fueled by a mission to make a lasting difference and strives to continually improve RISE products and our world. For more information about the company, visit www.risearmament.com.