Flying Disc – Time Aloft, dog
On Sunday, October 12, 2014 at around 2:45pm, Davy Whippet and Rob McLeod broke the Guinness World Record for Flying Disc – Time Aloft, dog and the WFDF World Record for CANINE MTA with a catch at 10.56 seconds. The previous record of 10.14 seconds was set in 2003. MTA stands for Maximum Time Aloft and the time is determined from 3 timers measuring the total time from when Rob released the disc to when Davy catches it.
This is the 6th World Record for Davy and Rob as a team including their 2nd Guinness World Record together. This is Rob’s 13th World Record including his 5th WFDF World Record and his 6th Guinness World Record.
Longest Flying Disc Throw Caught by a Dog
On Sunday, October 14 at around 1:15pm, Davy Whippet and Rob McLeod broke the Guinness World Record for Longest Flying Disc Throw Caught by a Dog with a catch at 134 yards (402 feet). Not only did Davy and Rob break a record that has stood for more than 18 years (set in 1994 by Cheyenne Whippet and Mark Molnar), but Davy also becomes the first dog to officially catch a flying disc over 400 feet.
This is the 5th World Record for Davy and Rob and becomes their first Guinness World Record as a team.
UPDATE: Rob and Davy are in the 2014 Guinness Book of World Records for this record (on page 40 under Dazzling Dogs), in the 2015 Guinness Book (page 112) and in the 2015 Ripley’s Book (page 82). Book them for a presentation talking about this exciting achievement!