Blackhawk® Sponsors Tactical Athlete Ehea Schuerch

Brand to Serve as a Platinum Sponsor of the 2023 Tactical Games

blackhawk®a leader in law enforcement and military equipment for more than 20 years, is proud to announce its sponsorship of tactical athlete Ehea Schuerch for the 2023 Tactical Games. Schuerch is one of the most promising female competitors in the sport and the 2023 season. marks their second year of competition, as well as Blackhawk’s second year of sponsorship of The Tactical Games.

A Spokane, Washington native, Schuerch began competing in The Tactical Games in 2022, where she quickly became one of the games fiercest competitors. She placed third at the Bend, Oregon meet and second place at the Phoenix, Arizona meet, which sealed her national qualification. At last year’s National Championships in Florence, Texas, Schuerch placed second among a field of 15 elite competitors.

Outside of competition, Schuerch has served as a corrections officer at the Spokane County Jail for seven years, where she is also the only woman to join the jail’s Correctional Response Team (CRT). In addition, she has been a defensive tactics instructor for nearly six years, is EMT certified, and has competed in regional and national CrossFit competitions since 2016. In 2017, she placed first in the biannual World Police and Fire Games, and in 17he overall at the World CrossFit Games.

“I am honored to be backed by a tried and true company like Blackhawk and feel secure knowing that I am using the best equipment in competition and for my regular daily hauling,” said Schuerch. “Tactical Games is paving the way as a new sport by combining firearms and fitness, and it reflects the training I have been doing for several years on the job. I enjoy the test it puts on an individual’s fitness, and I look forward to sharing my personal journey with others this season.”

By 2023, Blackhawk will serve as a platinum sponsor of The Tactical Games. Attracting some of the best professional and amateur tactical athletes from across the country, the Tactical Games have become a proving ground for the latest in cutting-edge tactical gear. The intense tests of marksmanship and physical nature of gaming require efficient equipment setups that prioritize firearm safety, retention and accessibility, as well as comfort and weight – all tenants at the core of Blackhawk designs.

Schuerch’s first competition with Team Blackhawk is at The Tactical Games Mississippi Regional, which takes place February 18-19 in Meridian, Mississippi. During competition, Schuerch plans to use the Blackhawk Foundation Series Plate Carrier and T Series Holster as part of his base kit.

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