Tuesday, June 23, 2020

This Week on HSCF’s “Hunting Matters”: Zach Stinson, Former Marine Sergeant, Triathlete, Hunter

(Houston, TX- ) Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) and “Hunting Matters” welcomes Zach Stinson, former Marine Sergeant, Triathlete, Hunter on this week’s episode.

Former Marine Sergeant Zachary Stinson was on his first deployment when he sustained severe damage to his hands and legs due to in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Marjah, Afghanistan on Nov. 9, 2010. While on a foot patrol with the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, Sgt Stinson stepped on an IED resulting in the eventual double amputation of both legs above the knee. Zach has endured more than 25 surgeries.

Zach now competes in marathons & triathlons as a double amputee, including completing the Boston Marathon and Iron Man competitions. Zach credits being introduced to hunting as a major part of his recovery and has now hunted all over the world.

“Hunting Matters” airs each Saturday from 6am-7am CST on KPRC AM 950 - Real Texas, Real Talk, a Houston iHeartMedia station, and Houston’s longest running radio station. Listen live online here. You may also listen to each episode as a podcast, following live airing, by downloading the SPREAKER app to any of your devices! Or, listen online, at spreaker.com/show/hunting-matters.

About Houston Safari Club Foundation
Houston Safari Club Foundation (HSCF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the sport of hunting through education, conservation, and the promotion of our hunting heritage. HSCF has awarded 550 scholarships totaling $2.5 million dollars. HSCF conducts youth outdoor education programs, career training, hunter education and field experiences throughout the year. HSCF has provided over $4 million in grants for hunter-funded wildlife, habitat, and various conservation initiatives. HSCF is an independent organization, is not affiliated with Safari Club International (SCI) or its affiliates and is not a chapter or affiliate of any other organization. Visit our website at wehuntwegive.org or call 713.623.8844 for more information. HSCF. We Hunt. We Give.