As a 23-year-old world champion, Pete Brus has the sporting world at his feet.
Brus cleaned up at the WA1500 World Championships two weeks ago in Bowral, winning two individual world titles and two teams titles - another with his Dad, Dean, too.
He's reached the pinnacle of his sport.
He's climbed the mountain to reach the number one position, then defended his claim at the championships - where to next for Pete Brus?
The very top. As in the Olympics. Likely in 2032, possibly in 2028.
Brus won the second-grade premiership with Emus a month ago in what was his first finals campaign in three and a half years at the club, and it's a part of his life he's revelling in.
I have to finish rugby and everything first, once you start going down the Olympics path everything else stops.Pete Brus
And surprisingly, coach and father Dean isn't annoyed his son isn't chasing a Olympic glory in his early 20s.
"We've spoken about it, he wants me to be a 20-year-old," Brus said.
"I've been in high-performance shooting since I was 15 or 16, I was shooting at 18 for Australia and never got to experience being around my own age group ... the average age of a pistol shooter is 40, so I was 20 years younger than the rest of them."
While the pistol shooting community had also become an extended part of the Brus family, with plenty of the country's best shooters knowing Pete from before he could walk, he said it was a "different story" down at rugby, and it wasn't something he could do while competing at Olympic level.
"They're a second family," he said.
"I have to finish rugby and everything first, once you start going down the Olympics path everything else stops. You cannot get injured in that whereas now I can sort of carry it. I've still got to be cautious."
He said the grand final prompted plenty of nerves - and a 'for god's sake, don't get injured' - from his father, but said playing the decider was "unreal".
"I love being around the club. I truly believe rugby has helped me a lot in shooting. They go tit-for-tat, rugby I don't have to think about, rugby is all physical and I don't have to think bugger all about it, shooting is all mental," Brus said.
Until a few weeks ago, Brus said it was likely more people knew him from rugby than as a world class pistol shooter but with the world championships win he joked it was "now closer to 50-50".
He could add to that if he does take up Olympic shooting, taking up ISSF standards which he learnt to shoot under nearly a decade ago.
"We reckon it'd take two and a half to three years to get ready for it, ideally I'd hit a Commonwealth Games first," he said.
Does it bother him so few people know he's quite literally the best in the world at a sport?
"Sometimes it does, but I like to keep it to myself," he said.
"I still like being an average Joe Blow heading down to rugby on a Saturday but I'm a multiple-time pistol shooting champion as well.
"Sometimes I wish it was a bit more high-profile, they did live-stream a lot of this year. It's starting to be more exposed in Australia which is good."
It's something even his family have hardly experienced - with Bowral the first time many family members had seen him shoot at all, let alone competitively.
While the father-son duo has shot together for what seems like Pete's whole life, the pair winning the World Club Teams title together was something special.
"It made me more happy seeing [Dad] happy and mum was crying and the grandparents were there and my aunt was there and my grandmother and aunt had never seen me shoot at all," he said.
"For them to come and for me to win, and to win the world teams, they were over the moon.
I still like being an average Joe Blow heading down to rugby on a Saturday but I'm a multiple-time pistol shooting champion as well.Pete Brus
"My grandfather came over [to Europe] in 2015 so he's seen me once or twice so to have them guys there was unreal. My little brother (Jarrod) hardly ever follows shooting but he came down on the Friday night, he'd never seen me shoot for Australia."
Brus is still an outlier in the shooting world - a youngster in an ageing sport.
He'd "love to" see junior numbers increase but the problem is transitioning into senior shooting.
"The junior camps in the Olympics is healthy but after that they disappear," he said.
"I think if they introduced a junior level into the 1500 it might suck a few more across, whether pistol Australia need to fund it or not I'm not sure.
"Me winning it has opened a lot of eyes that it can be done under the right guidance."
That right guidance is on the way, with Dean Brus the new Pistol Australia high performance manager for juniors and Pete running out of good words to say about his coaching.
"He's unreal," he summed up.
But until those juniors come through, Brus will stick out as an outlier in the sport in which he's a world champion, but he'll keep shooting for the top.
He'll keep shooting for the try-line, too.
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