In 2012 and 2021, “Frisbee Rob” Mcleod, and his furry, four-legged teammates, Davy Whippet and Sailor, set the Guinness World File for the “farthest flying disc throw caught by a canine” and the “farthest mini flying disc throw caught by a canine” respectively.
Apart from the above talked about information along with his canine teammates, the inspirational speaker and frisbee ambassador dwelling in Calgary, Alberta, Canada at the moment holds 12 Guinness World Data.
Within the 2024 Version of the Guinness World Data e book, Rob and his unbelievable expertise for throwing and catching frisbees along with his four-legged associates didn’t go unnoticed.
The “farthest flying disc throw caught by a canine” file holder earned a spot within the e book, together with greater than 2,000 mind-blowing achievements from all over the world.
Craig Glenday, Editor-in-Chief of the e book mentioned, “The 2,638 information featured within the e book actually are the cream of this yr’s crop.”
In line with the Guinness World Data, whereas Rob was nonetheless in class, he taught himself methods to throw a frisbee in an Edmonton horse pasture. He began by making up video games and throwing alone, however a yr later, joined a workforce and has been competing ever since.
“His record-breaking endeavors have been on stable floor, in addition to on inline and determine skates. He began determine skating as a toddler and performed hockey from grades six to 12, so when he was launched to throwing on skates by a good friend at a frisbee competitors in 2010, it got here straightforward to him.”
On October 14, 2012, Rob Mclead, and his then canine teammate Davy, set the file for the “farthest flying disc throw caught by a canine” which was 122.5 meters or 402 ft.
Davy and Rob had been a dynamic duo – they broke a event file the primary day they met and competed collectively. And they’re additionally the Guinness World File holder for the longest time for a flying disc to be aloft earlier than being caught by a canine which was 10.59 seconds.
Sadly, Dav handed away in 2018. And that’s when Rob began competing and coaching with Sailor, a Border Collie-Whippet Cross.
Collectively, Sailor and Rob set the world file for the “farthest mini flying disc throw caught by a canine” on November 13, 2021 which was 40 meters or 131 ft. 3 in.
In a narrative by the Bugle Observer in 2021, Rob reveals that he has been competing with Sailor for about three or 4 years. And that he’s “the man who throws frisbees for him and the man to have enjoyable with.”
Davy and Sailor aren’t truly Rob’s canines. They had been launched to him by his good friend and canine coach Lara.
Talking to International Information, Rob mentioned it’s “an enormous honor” to be featured within the Guinness World Data 2024.
Apart from Rob, Davy, and Sailor’s paw-mazing information, The 2024 Version of the Guinness World Data additionally options different information that reveals how unbelievable and gifted our furry associates are.
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