Tom Knapp was an American sports shooter who passed away on Friday. Here is the announcement from the CZ-USA Facebook page:
The shooting world lost a great man today. Shooting Star Tom Knapp passed away this afternoon. Tom reinvented exhibition shooting almost 30 years after the passing of Herb Parsons. Tom was an inspiration to generations of shooters and he will be missed.
Our thoughts are with Tom’s family and friends.
The article linked below was written by Dave Miller last year covering Tom’s first two years of shooting with CZ.
There are many amazing videos of Tom Knapp shooting, and here’s one of his older videos which highlights his amazing skill:
May you Rest In Peace, Tom Knapp. Our community will miss you.
Chris Cheng is History Channel’s Top Shot Season 4 champion. A self-taught amateur turned pro through his Top Shot win, Cheng very much still considers himself an amateur who parachuted into this new career. He is a professional marksman for Bass Pro Shops who shares his thoughts and experiences from the perspective of a newbie to the shooting community. www.TopShotChris.com.