2018 Silver Skate Festival

On February 17, 2018 Rob McLeod will attempt to break 3 Guinness World Records for Self-Caught Flight on Ice Skates at the Silver Skate Festival in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada at Hawrelak Park. Rob will be attempting to break the Men’s records (which he currently holds).

Read on to find out more about Rob including a summary of his attempts at the 2017 Silver Skate Festival during which he broke the TRC on Ice Skates World Record.

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 Golf, Guts and the Overall.

Rob “Frisbee Rob” McLeod broke his previous TRC (Throw, Run & Catch) on Ice Skates World Record with a throw and catch of 87.8 metres (288 feet).

Jill Duffy broke the Women’s TRC and SCF (Self Caught Flight) on Ice Skates World Records with a throw and catch of 31.3 metres (102 feet) and an SCF of 62.73 (5.75 s/ 31.1 m).

Jennie Orsten broke the Women’s MTA (Maximum Time Aloft) on Ice Skates World Record with a throw and catch of 6.22 seconds.

Congratulations to all three athletes on this incredible achievement! They are already planning to break their records at the 2018 Silver Skate Festival so stay tuned!

Find out more about the Silver Skate Festival at http://www.silverskatefestival.org/go.

The Competitors

Rob McLeod is a professional speaker and Frisbee ambassador living in Calgary. He currently holds 6 Guinness World Records and 12 World Championships in Frisbee including the 3 Men’s Guinness World Records for Self Caught Flight on ice skates. Rob is excited to again be attempting to break his records and expose fans at the event to something most have never seen before. Frisbee is all about possibilities and this is a great opportunity to get new people into frisbee!