From the traveling Wild West shows of the 1800s to YouTube, trick shooters have dazzled the public with their feats of marksmanship. From fast-draw revolver artists to aerial block breakers, these experts have combined phenomenal coordination, disciplined practice and a healthy dose of showmanship to entertain audiences for well over a century. Check out our picks for the best exhibition shooters of all time, and be sure to vote for your favorite.
- Made famous as part of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, “Little Sure Shot” performed her exhibitions worldwide. Annie’s best-known shot was knocking the ash from Kaiser Willhelm II’s cigarette. Small in stature but large in sprit—despite a devastating train accident and a later automobile accident—Oakley continued to set shooting records into her sixties.