Four local area schools are in for a treat this week when they receive a visit from 6-time Guinness World Record holder Rob “Frisbee Rob” McLeod, who is a motivational speaker and frisbee ambassador from Calgary.
Last weekend on February 11, 2017, three frisbee players from Calgary took to the ice at Hawrelak Park during the Silver Skate Festival to attempt to break World Records for Self Caught Flight on Ice Skates. Earlier this week, Dan “Stork” Roddick from the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) approved 4 new records including establishing new records for Women’s MTA, TRC and SCF on Ice Skates. The WFDF is the global governing body of flying disc sports including Ultimate, Disc
This morning, Lais and I gave our talk titled “Building Resilient Classrooms” at the 2017 Calgary City Teachers’ Convention at the Telus Convention Centre. We had around 40 teachers (which was sold out in the small room) attend and we received lots of really positive feedback, which was great! (more…)
About a month ago, I received an email from a producer with Discovery Channel‘s tv show Daily Planet. They were interested in finding out more about my Self Caught Flight on Ice Skates World Record attempts and possibly doing a story on my training and attempts, with a focus on the science behind the attempts. (more…)
Frisbee Rob spent some time with CTV Edmonton’s Rob Williams talking about ultimate, disc golf and the various frisbee sports. In particular, they talk about the Silver Skate Festival and the Guinness World Records that Rob will be attempting at Hawrelak Park on Saturday, February 11. (more…)
Today was a crazy day! I had 3 tv interviews – CTV, Dinner TV and CBC – and a radio interview with CBC Radio Active talking about my upcoming Guinness World Record attempts at the Silver Skate Festival.
Today was another day of learning more about the science of skating and skate sharpening! Thank you to Darrell and Sean from Pro Skate Edmonton West for taking time to walk me through the process and get my skates set up to be as fast as possible for this weekend! (more…)
I’m extremely honoured and excited to announce that Steve Mallett will be the emcee for the Frisbee on Ice event at the 2017 Silver Skate Festival. Steve, a resident of Edmonton, is a long time frisbee player, musician and entertainer. I’ve known Steve for about 5 years and there’s no one else I’d rather have! (more…)