Hoyt Recurve history

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A history of modern Hoyt recurve bows (originally posted by George Tekmitchov on archery-forum):

Riser Year of introduction Year of design Notes
Gold Medalist TD4 1983 1982 designed by Mike Quartino and Earl Hoyt
TD4+ 1989 redesigned by Jim Pickering
TD5 1989 designed by Jim Pickering and Randy Walk
Radian 1994 designed by a team headed by Randy Walk
Avalon 1995 designed by Bill Boynton
Avalon Plus 1996
Elan 1997 designed by Bill Boynton
Axis 1999 1998
Aerotec 2001 2000 designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
Matrix 2003 2000 designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
Helix 2006 2004 designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
Eclipse 2006 2005 designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
Nexus 2006 2005 designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
Excel 2009  ? designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
GMX 2009  ? designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
Formula RX 2010  ? designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team
Formula Excel 2010  ? designed by gt and the rest of the Hoyt Engineering team

From left to right - Gold Medalist, Radian, Elan, Avalon

Gold Medalist, Radian, Elan, Avalon


From left to right -

Axis, Aerotec, Matrix, Helix, Eclipse, Nexus,
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