|NorthStar Archery was founded in Gainesville, Florida in the fall of 1999 by Linda Archer. Linda has been a dedicated traditional
competition archer since her late teens and has garnered numerous
local, state and national titles in pursuit of her passion. Her competitive
zeal has never been about bragging rights or the acquisition of trophies,
but rather perfecting her own style that she could credibly share and
pass on to other who share her love for the sport.
traditional target range, Linda's alter-ego teachers an entirely different
form of archery - that of reenactment combat. Known in the Society for
Creative Anachronism (SCA) as Sir Erika Bjornsdottir, Linda literally
helped write the book on combat archery equipment, technique and
safety. Working endlessly with the Society's archery marshallate, Sir
Erika has earned a legendary reputation for expertise in all things
In August of 2012, NorthStar archery purchased the tooling, manufacturing and marketing rights for blunts and APDs. The Blunts and the APDs are
the exclusive intellectual property of Sir Erika Bjornsdottir (Linda
Archer), HLD Gallus Attalus Maximus (her husband) and NorthStar
Most important is to understand that NorthStar Archery
is less about profit than it is about keeping archery, in all it forms, alive
and relevant to current and future generations. If you want to discover
the archer in you, whether on the target range or the fields of glory,
contact us and we'll be happy to point you in the right direction, get you
equipped, get you trained and get you on target!
We look forward to having you in our world and we can't wait to hear about your recent achievments behind the bow!