Ariel Gibilaro right on target

With new technique and same old work ethic, 17-year-old shooting for Olympics

Updated: April 23, 2012, 6:02 PM ET
By Walter Villa | ESPNHS.com

Accuracy had never been Ariel Gibilaro's problem.

From 70 meters away -- which is two-thirds the length of a football field -- the teen archer from North Branford, Conn., could hit a target the size of a silver dollar.

She took up the sport at age 10 and made the U.S. youth national team five years later. But in February of 2011, Gibilaro was no longer leading a tournament or even in contention for the top spot.

She was in 50th place nationally out ...

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