Episode 87: Interview With Top Shot Gary Quesenberry


Topic: Interview With Top Shot Gary Quesenberry

On this episode Riley and Jacob interview Homeland Security Agent and 2-time Top Shot competitor Gary Quesenberry. Trust me, you don't wanna miss this one!!!

Gary Quesenberry is a Triple Nickel coin holder from The Triple Nickel Course of Fire, which is a competition that is designed to measure a shooter’s ability to perform on demand by engaging five targets from five yards in five seconds. Fewer than 70 people in the world can boast that they’ve succeeded in this challenge. Gary is one of those select few.

Gary also competed in Season 3 and Season 5 History Channel's Top Shot finishing 3rd in both seasons.

During Season Three, Gary was originally a member of the Red Team, but after making it to the final seven joined the Green Team. He was eliminated after losing the second Elimination Challenge of the Season 3 Finale.

Gary was then brought back for Season Five but was eliminated during the Season Finale after losing the second Elimination Challenge.

Now a Homeland Security Agent, living in Cleveland Ohio, Gary served his country in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm and was part of the Special Ops Response Team for the Bureau of Prisons.

Gary is an incredibly competitive individual, so competitive in fact that he and his pals often use target shoots to settle disagreements.

Gary is also the founder of Q-Series LLC, a company that manufacturers holsters for speed, safety, and concealed carry. According to Q-Series website, they recognize that carrying concealed is more than a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. Q-Series strives to be the global leader in the manufacturing and distribution of quality concealed carry holsters and equipment.

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About Riley Bowman

Riley Bowman is the Director of Training at ConcealedCarry.com and the Host of the Concealed Carry Podcast. He came up in this world initially through his 8-year experience with a state-level law enforcement agency in Colorado. Riley has trained extensively under instructors such as: Rob Leatham, Mike Seeklander, Tim Herron, Scott Jedlinski, Matt Little, Kyle Lamb, Dave Spaulding, Jeff Gonzales, Bill Blowers, Chuck Pressburg, and others, amassing many hundreds of hours of formal shooting and tactics training. He is an NRA Pistol Instructor, a Colorado P.O.S.T. Handgun and Patrol Rifle Instructor, a graduate of Trident Concepts Concealed Carry Instructor course, and a Modern Samurai Project Endorsed Instructor. He also competes in USPSA and 3-gun competitions including numerous top-10 finishes at major matches and championships. He is the current USPSA Carry Optics Colorado State Champion and most recently won 3rd place in Master Class at the 2022 USPSA Carry Optics National Championship.

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  1. David Sedlacek on February 21, 2018 at 1:03 pm


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