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Brian "Gunny" Zins from "Top Shot All-Stars" is one of the contestants in Season 5 of the History Channel reality competition series. He previously competed in Season 2. He is "The 10-Time NRA Champ" on the show. He is an independent security contractor in Girard, Ohio.

Brian "Gunny" Zins is best known for two things: his giant grin and being the NRA's 11-time National Pistol Champ. He's not afraid to boast that no one has ever been a seven- eight- or nine-time champ either. Brian became a shooter
Brian "Gunny" Zins in "Top Shot 2"
Brian Gunny Zins Top Shot 2
for the Marine Corps pistol team and hasn't stopped competitive shooting since. Having set numerous national records in the NRA, it's no surprise that Brian loves the challenge of a good competition.

In the second season of "Top Shot," he made it down to the final two before being eliminated. Now retired from the Marine Corps and working as an independent security contractor, he is excited to be competing as a civilian. He believes that he has the skills to go pro and wants the opportunity to prove it.

Skills / Experience
• 10-time NRA National Pistol Champ
• Set over 30 national records in NRA Indoor and Outdoor Conventional Pistol Shooting
• U.S. Marine Corps Military Police Officer
• Competitive shooter for Marine Corps Pistol team
• Combat marksmanship instructor for Marine Corps with rifle and pistol
• Was trained in FBI advanced firearms

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Where does Brian "Gunny" Zins live? Find out here.

Age: ∼46 years old
Nickname: The 10-Time NRA Champ
Current Residence: Poland, OH

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