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[SHOT 2017] Women of SHOT Show

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Lots of people take pictures with the booth babes and gun bunnies on the show floor. We thought we'd take a different approach and showcase females from the shooting industry who, you know, shoot. It was very interesting to get to know some of them and find out their preferred firearm.


Amy Dillion (@adda.may) is a former US Marine Staff Sergeant. She is here representing CCW Style, which is an online, “one stop shop” for female CCW apparel. She is also a writer for the USCCA Conceal Carry Magazine and has worked on their annual fashion show.


Dania “Shooterina” Vizzi (@daniavizzi) is a sponsored Perazzi shooter and an avid dancer who was accepted to attend the famous Juilliard Dance school in NY but decided instead to focus on skeet competition at the world level. She won the Junior World Champion in 2014 and is a Silver Medalist for the National Championship in 2016. She’s quite the fashionista and loves to travel to Italy.

Jennifer-Seymour-3-Gun-Competitor holding the CAS-22 by Lanxang Tactical

Jennifer Seymour (@jensey76) is a sponsored 3 Gunner, mother of 3, ER nurse and a co-host of The Shooter’s Mindset. She is holding the Lanxang Tactical CAS-22 AR15 which she uses to compete. She has been competing in various matches in the southern states for 3 years now and says she loves every minute of it.


Lauren Young (@_missss.lauren_) is a US Army National Guard veteran. She is holding a Seekins Precision DMR in Flat Dark Earth with a suppressor. She advises she loves lifting weights and does modeling for various firearm companies part time.


Marilyn Solmenski founded her own CCW garment company called Nickel and Lace (@nickelandlace). She designs fashionable on-body holsters that work well with concealed carry and her company was one of the first true shape wear holsters in the market.


Stephanie (@machinegun_steph) is the co-founder of The Machine Gun Nest (@themachinegunnest) Indoor Shooting Range in Frederick, Maryland. In addition to shooting machine guns, she’s also a licensed pilot that flies Cessnas on her spare time.

Kasandra at Cadex-booth holding the CDX-R7 Sheepdog rifle

Kasandra from Tactical Girls (@tactical_girls) is working at the Canadian-based CadexDefence booth holding their new CDX-R7 Sheepdog rifle. She has one of the Cadex aluminum drop-in chassis on her rifle and is an avid sports shooter.

Orin-Julie---former-IDF-soldier and model for Zahal

Orin Julie (@orin_julie) is a former Israeli Defense Force Combat Search & Rescue personnel. She is holding the Gilboa AR-15 that is made in Israel. She is a member of the Zahal Girls and is featured in their annual calendar.

Yes, we missed more than a few — have you been to SHOT and seen the crowds?

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