Olympics + 'Hunger Games' = a big boost for archery(Read article summary)
Olympic athlete Khatuna Lorig, who trained 'Hunger Games' star Jennifer Lawrence, said that she's seen a huge spike in the popularity of archery.
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US Olympic archer Khatuna Lorig, who trained “Hunger Games” star Jennifer Collins to use her bow and arrow to play Katniss Everdeen in the film version of Collins’ first book, said she has seen a huge rise in public awareness of the sport.
American archer Brady Ellison, who is competing in the Olympics, said that he had seen a rise in the sport’s popularity in the US after “Hunger Games” and the release of “Brave,” the new Pixar film about a Scottish princess who loves using her bow and arrow.