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08.18.2017 | Categories: Podcasts

PODCAST: Dan and Emily McCarthy


Podcast Dan and Emily

Dan and Emily McCarthy are one of 3-D archery’s power couples. Both shoot for Mathews, and both are usually in the mix at any tournament they enter.



The 2017 season was especially good for Dan, who won the IBO World Championship and finished second in both the ASA Shooter of the Year and IBO National Triple Crown races.

We sat down with the McCarthys during the 2017 Organization of Professional Archery (OPA) tournament in southwest Pennsylvania to talk about – among other topics – what it’s like to be a married couple in the world of professional, competitive archery.

In this podcast, you will learn:

  • How the McCarthys push each other in training.
  • Why Dan insists on driving a Toyota Prius to tournaments.
  • How archery quenches Emily’s thirst for competition.
  • What it means to both of them to be held up as role models for up-and-coming archers.
  • How Emily decided to make archery her career.

EMILY: I actually saw a poster of Dan McCarthy on the wall of the archery shop, and that’s when I discovered there were professional archers.

DAN (leaning in to microphone): Boom.

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