Norwegianwarbows

Warbows and arrows, bowstaves and courses.

norwegian records following ewbs standards for bows and arrows:

For the sake of comparison, we will follow the same rules as the EWBS for noting flight records. The same classes of bows, and the same classes for arrows.Results wiill be recorded for men, women and juniors.  Records from other bows allowed in historic class than warbows are also recorded.

Warbow records:

We will make a better list as soon as more results are confirmed in counting competitions, but for now we have the following officially approved lengths:

MEN

 Standard arrow:

 

Tvividr bow:

253m/ ~277 yards.   ~140#@32" birch/ compression pine.  Archer: Eirik Diserud. Bowyer: Eirik Diserud

Non historic warbow:

 212m / ~232 yards.  100#@32" Ash/walnut   Archer: Are Onstad      Bowyer: Per Onsrud

     212m/ ~232 yards.    117#@32" Osage.   Archer: Stein Ove Aarberg.  Bowyer: Bjørnar Burdahl

Meane wood bow:  

247m/ 270 yards. 160#@32"  Wytch Elm.        Archer: Eirik Diserud.     Bowyer: Daniel Taralrud

Yew:

236m/~258 yards.  143#@32"  Norwegian yew.   Archer: Daniel Taralrud.    Bowyer: Eirik Diserud

 

                                                                              

 

Livery arrow (MR arrow)

 

Non historic warbow:

205m/  ~224 yards.  117#@32" Osage.   Archer: Stein Ove Aarberg.  Bowyer: Bjørnar Burdahl

Meane wood bow:

 

Yew:    

 

 

Quarter pounder

'

Non historic warbow:

163m/ ~178,5 yards.   117#@32" Osage.   Archer: Stein Ove Aarberg.  Bowyer: Bjørnar Burdahl

Meane wood bow:

 

Yew:

 

 

Flight arrow:

 

Non historic warbow:

290m/ ~317 yards. 150#@32" hickory/yew.    Archer: Daniel Taralrud.    Bowyer: Joe Gibbs

Meane wood bow:

222m/ ~243 yards. 100#@32" Hazel.  Archer: Daniel Taralrud.    Bowyer: Diserud/ Taralrud

Yew:

287m/~314 yards  143#@32" Norwegian yew.   Archer: Daniel Taralrud.    Bowyer: Eirik Diserud 

 

 

WOMEN:

 

 Standard arrow:

 

Non historic warbow:

 

Meane wood bow:

129m/ ~141 yards.  ?? bow.  Archer: Helen Haugen. Bowyer: Bjørnar Burdahl (?)

Yew:

55m/~60 yards.  34#@21" Norwegian yew.  Archer: Aili S. Hætta Taralrud (age 7) Bowyer: Daniel Taralrud

 

 

 

Livery arrow (MR arrow)

 

Non historic warbow:

 

Meane wood bow:

 

Yew:

 

 

Quarter pounder

 

 

Non historic warbow:

 

Meane wood bow:

 

Yew:

 

 

 

Flight arrow:

 

Non historic warbow:

 

Meane wood bow:

 

Yew:

 

 

 JUNIOR:

 

 Standard arrow:

 

Laminated warbow:

103m/ ~112,5m. ??# Bamboo/ Jatoba. Archer: Yannis Benjamin Bjerknes. Bowyer: Bjørnar Burdahl

Meane wood bow:

 

 Yew:

148m /~162 yards.  70#@32" Norwegian yew.  Archer: Bendik Moen.  Bowyer: Daniel Taralrud

 

 

 

Livery arrow (MR arrow)

 

Non historic warbow:

 

Meane wood bow:

 

Yew:

 

 

 

Quarter pounder

 

Non historic warbow:

 

Meane wood bow:

 

Yew:

 

 

 

Flight arrow:

 

Laminated warbow:

 

Meane wood bow:

246m / ~269 yards.    ??# Hickory.   Archer: Bendik Moen.   Bowyer: Frode Moen

Yew:

205m/ ~224 yards.       70# yew.        Archer: Bendik Moen.   Bowyer: Daniel Taralrud

 

 

 

 

 

Norwegian flight records for other types of historic bows:

 Hornbow:

MEN:

 Standard arrow:

 

 

 Livery arrow (MR arrow):

 

 

 Quarter pounder:

 

Flight arrow:

392m/  ~429 yards. Archer and bowyer: Ivar Malde

 

 

WOODEN BOWS:

 (ESB= "Extreme Stone age bow", designed specifically for flight shooting)

 

MEN:

Standard arrow:

 

Non historic:                                                                                                                                                                     

Meane wood:         222m/ ~243 yards. 100# ash ESB.   Archer: Magne Aarberg.    Bowyer: Magne Aarberg

 Yew:                                                                                                                                                                                   

Livery arrow (MR arrow):

          NonHistoric:

          Meane wood:   190m/ ~208 yards. 100# ash ESB. Archer: Magne Aarberg. Bowyer: Magne Aarberg

          Yew:

 

Quarter pounder:

          Non historic:

          Meane wood: 149m/ ~163 yards. 100# ash ESB. Archer: Magne Aarberg. Bowyer: Magne Aarberg

          Yew:

 

Flight arrow:

Non historic: 370m/ ~404,5 yards.    70#  bamboo/ Ipe ESB.    Archer: Ivar Malde    Bowyer: Ivar Malde

Meane wood:       333m/ ~364 yards.  100# hazelwood ESB.  Archer: Nils Torske  Bowyer: Nils Torske

               Yew:  

 

WOMEN:

Standard arrow:

               Non historic: 125m/  ~136,5 yards. 50# Osage ESB. Archer: Åse Aarberg.  Bowyer: Magne Aarberg

               Meane wood:

               Yew:

Livery arrow (MR arrow):

             Non historic: 114m/  ~124,5 yards. 50# Osage ESB. Archer: Åse Aarberg.  Bowyer: Magne Aarberg 

             Meane wood:

             Yew:

Quarter pounder:

            Non historic: 73m/  ~80 yards. 50# Osage ESB. Archer: Åse Aarberg.  Bowyer: Magne Aarberg

            Meane wood:

            Yew: 

 

  Flight arrow:

    Non historic: 306m/ ~334,5 yards.   50# bamboo/ osage ESB.    Archer: Åse Aarberg.  Bowyer: Bjørnar Burdahl 

    Meane wood:

    Yew:

 

 

JUNIOR:

Standard arrow:

Non historic:

Meane wood:

Yew:

 

Livery arrow (MR arrow):

Non historic:

Meane wood:

Yew:

 

Quarter pounder:

Non historic:

Meane wood:

Yew:

 

Flight arrow:

 Non historic: 279m/ 305 yards .       ???? bow       .  Archer: Benjamin Bjerknes .   Bowyer: Bjørnar Burdahl

Meane wood:

Yew:    181m/ ~198 yards.   34#@21" Norwegian yew.  Archer: Aili S. Hætta Taralrud (age 7) Bowyer: Daniel Taralrud