Walt Berger, founder of Berger Bullets and Ammunition, was named Captain of the USA Rifle Team for the World Benchrest Championships in Calgary, Canada this past week. The World Championships are held every two years and attract competitors from over 30 countries, testing their skills at 100-yard and 200-yard distances.
Along with being named Team Captain, Walt
participated in the World Benchrest Championships and did not disappoint. He
finished 6th place in the Light Varmint 200-yard individual matches,
and went on to support “USA Team A” to win the Silver Medal!
Under Walt’s leadership, the USA’s Joel Nader
won the Gold Medal for individuals, “USA Team C” won the Gold and “USA Team A”
took the Silver. Congratulations to Walt and Team USA for a dominating
“Walt Berger continues to amaze all of us at
Berger Bullets with his competitiveness, tenacity and toughness. He is a role
model for us at Berger and shooters world-wide”, remarked Bill Gravatt,
President of Berger Bullets.
At 90 years young, Walt continues to work for
Berger as lead technical consultant and regularly competes in AZBRS Matches
each month at Ben Avery Shooting Complex in Phoenix, AZ.