Meet Deb

Meet Deb Cheek. Her precision 3-Gun shooting sure got a lot of people’s attention – including her sponsor, DPMS. But her inspiring battle in beating breast cancer took it to another level.

Deb Cheek was raised in the country outside of Danville, Indiana growing up with five brothers and one sister. Going hunting and fishing with her brothers is where her love for guns started. And It didn’t stop there.Deb and her husband have owned and operated a highly regarded gun shop for the past 24 years.

In 2012 Deb and her husband purchased property and built and opened there own shooting range.Deb does all kinds of training and all type of classes. She is living a shooter’s Dream on the range.

Deb started her 3-gun shooting career in 1999 and quickly excelled at the sport. Deb claims, “For me there is just something about the adrenalin rush, it’s so intense! It’s comparable to the thrill of the hunts I remember from my childhood. I love everything about it, shooting 3 guns and being with my shooter friends became my way of life, but this is a good thing and I wouldn’t change it for the World.”

In 2008 Deb’s life took a turn when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Bound and determined to beat the disease, she had surgery and was back shooting that year. Best of all, she still had her hair! Deb said, “I really truly believe that my love of 3-gun has brought out the warrior in me, and made me strong in battle.”

Despite Deb’s battle with breast cancer, she is still shooting 3-gun today. Below is a list of Deb’s accomplishments. Look for more to come!

2013 3 Gun Nation Ladies Pro Series

DPMS Tri-Gun Challenge Open Class
High Lady 2004, 2009, High Open Lady 2006,2008

Blue Ridge Mountain 3-Gun, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2008, 2009, 4th Place Lady 2011

Alabama Section 3-Gun, Open Class
Ladies Champion 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

MGM Ironman, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2010

Ozark 3-Gun Championship, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2010, , 2nd Place Lady 2011

USPSA Area 6 3-Gun Championship, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2004,

Superstition Mountain 3-Gun Championship, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2nd Place Lady 2009, 2010, 4th Place Lady 2011, 2nd Place Lady 2012

CMMG Midwest 3-Gun Championship, Open Class
2nd Place Lady 2012

Fort Benning 3-Gun Challenge, Open Class
2nd Place Lady 2008, 2009, 2010

Kentucky State Multi Gun Championship, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2006, 2007

US Practical Shotgun Championship, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2002, 2003, 2004

USPSA 3-Gun National Championship, Open Class
Ladies Champion 2002, 2nd Place Lady 2005, Ladies Champion 2006, 2nd Place Lady 2007, 2nd Place Lady 2008, 4th Place Lady 2010

Isaac Walton 3-Gun
Top Open Division Winner and Ladies Champion 1999

Florida State 3-Gun
Ladies Champion 1999