Special Screening to be Held in Ogden, Utah, Prior to World Cup of Archery Finals
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OGDEN, Utah (June 14, 2012) - Disney•Pixar's
"Brave" targets archers this week with a special screening of the epic
action adventure on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. by the athletes
of Team USA, including the archers nominated to the U.S. Olympic Team
for Archery. The elite athletes, who will be in Ogden for the third
stage of the Archery World Cup (which begins June 18), will attend the
special screening to celebrate the film's protagonist Merida, whose
expert archery skills play a pivotal role in her attempts to change her
fate in "Brave." The screening takes place five days before "Brave" hits
theaters on June 22.
to attend are Brady Ellison, Miranda Leek, Jake Kaminski, Khatuna
Lorig, Jacob Wukie and Jennifer Nichols, as well as Olympic Team
alternates Heather Koehl and Joe Fanchin. Many of the U.S.' number one
world ranked compound teams are also expected to attend, including
athletes Erika Anschutz, Jamie Van Natta, Christie Colin, Diane Watson, Reo Wilde, Dave Cousins, Braden Gellenthien and Rodger Willett Jr.
United States currently holds number one world rankings in seven out of
10 world ranking categories, and the U.S. men's recurve team, along
with Ellison, are widely considered medal contenders for London.