All his life, Stan Pate has dreamed big and aimed high. That drive took the form of competitive rifle shooting during his service in the U.S. Marine Corps in the 1980s, and he’s never looked back. Today he’s one of the world’s most accomplished long-range and PRS shooters. When he’s not competing, he puts his skills to work predator hunting.
- Hometown: Portland, Oregon
- Day Job: Retired
- Shooting Since: 8 years old
- Who taught you to shoot or hunt? Sister
- Proudest Moment Shooting? Winning four medals and a team title the World Championships in Bisley, England.
- Handedness: Ambidextrous
- Eye Dominance: Right
- Rifle of Choice and Caliber: Model 12 F T/R. A factory rifle that he can take to international matches with the very real possibility of winning or placing against the very best.