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Guinness World Record Holder Challenging Students to Get Unplugg’d in Fort McMurray

Students at seven schools in Fort McMurray are in for a treat the next two weeks 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. Rob will also be taking part in the Grand Opening of the new disc golf course in Fort McMurray on Saturday, April 14 from 12-2pm at Lions Park. Rob will be doing a demo, an intro to disc golf, and everyone will get the chance to play the course! Check out the event page here.

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Coming Full Circle – Nova Scotia March 2018

As I sit in the airport doing work and mentally preparing for the next few weeks, I have some time to reflect back on my trip to Nova Scotia & New Brunswick. As is common for me it seems, I’m right back where it began, but with a new collection of emotions, experiences, and stories to absorb. (more…)

Frisbee Rob on the Sheldon MacLeod Show

Rob “Frisbee Rob” McLeod is live on the Sheldon MacLeod Show talking about getting kids Unplugg’d, his World Records in frisbee, and his work in schools teaching kids all about what’s possible with frisbee. (more…)

Frisbee Rob Speaking at Schools in the Halifax Regional Municipality

Students in HRM are in for a treat over the next two weeks 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. Rob also has 12 World Championships and the Canadian Distance Record. (more…)

Help Grow the Sport by Becoming a Patron!

My life, my passion, my purpose, and my primary goal is to introduce frisbee to as many people (mainly kids) as possible and to challenge them to Get Unplugg’d. My slogan is “Let the Wind Guide You”. (more…)

Getting Unplugg’d with Frisbee at St Marie

I spent the day speaking to kids about Getting Unplugged and teaching kids how to throw, catch, and play frisbee. (more…)

Rob McLeod Breaks 6 Frisbee World Records

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Robert “Frisbee Rob” McLeod broke 6 World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) World Records for Self Caught Flight on Ice Skates at the 2018 Silver Skate Festival(more…)

Nice Needs No Filter – Pink Shirt Day 2018

For Pink Shirt Day 2018, I spent the day talking about Kindness and Unplugging, and teaching frisbee to 500+ kids from K-8 for Pink Shirt Day! This is the 5th year in a row speaking to kids about Kindness and teaching frisbee on #pinkshirtday! (more…)

Rob McLeod to Attempt 3 Guinness World Records at the 2018 Silver Skate Festival

On Saturday, February 17, 2018, Rob “Frisbee Rob” McLeod will attempt to break his 3 Guinness World Records for Self Caught Flight on Ice Skates from 12-1pm at Hawrelak Park during the Silver Skate Festival. (more…)

February is Heart Month

Almost 16 years ago, my mom died from a heart attack.

The “typical” heart attack signs weren’t there for her. Because those signs are for men, not women. After she passed away and they had studied her heart, we were told that they believed she had had a series of smaller heart attacks leading up to the one that ultimately took her life. Although there were early signs, we just thought she was tired, weak, not feeling very well, and had the flu. However, it was much more serious than that, but we didn’t know. Had we known more about heart disease, she might still be alive today.

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Frisbee Rob Remains on Innova’s Ambassador Team for 2018

Innova Discs has confirmed that Rob “Frisbee Rob” McLeod will be joining the Ambassador Team for the second consecutive year. Last year was Rob’s first time being sponsored by Innova Discs. (more…)

Fall 2017 Frisbee Workshops at Sunchild School

In the fall of 2017, I spent 3 days at Sunchild School talking to the students about Kindness, Acceptance, Determination and Unplugging. I challenged the students to get Unplugg’d and spend less time in front of a screen. I also taught frisbee workshops for the 3 days that I was at the school, got to meet some of the parents, and the school actually bought enough frisbees that every student got to take one home. (more…)

PLAY Calgary February 2018 Meeting

I was invited to speak at the February PLAY Calgary Meeting which was hosted at the Shane Homes YMCA in NW Calgary. Only recently opened, this is the largest YMCA in the WORLD! The meeting was slated from 1-3 which included a facility tour at the beginning, and all I can say is WOW.

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Basketball Frisbee Trick Shot on First Attempt

I spoke to a group of 541 junior students about Kindness, Determination and Unplugging. I then did a frisbee demo and made the basketball frisbee trick shot on the first throw! (more…)

Introduction to Freestyle Disc (Frisbee)

Performing creative, artistic and athletic moves with flying discs is the essence of freestyle. One of the most dramatic events in disc sports, competitive freestyle combines aspects of gymnastics and dance with the basic game of throw and catch. Teams of two or three players perform choreographed routines consisting of throws, catches and moves with one or more discs. (more…)