71 minutes | Jan 21st 2021

"Frisbee Rob" McLeod - Guinness World Record Holder - Episode #66

On this week's episode of The Athletes Podcast, we have the privilege of speaking with Rob McLeod. "Frisbee Rob” McLeod is a motivational speaker and frisbee ambassador living in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He has 6 Guinness World Records, 13 World Championships, and the Canadian Distance Record. He is the co-author of The Davy Rule and the creator of the Unplugg’d Challenge.  We had a great time chatting with him and hope you all enjoy listening to this episode!Whats Talked about in the podcast:2:20: NHL Talk3:20: Who is Frisbee Rob7:40: How did you get into frisbee?11:40: How do you sell kids/people to frisbee16:40: How are your accolades achieved?          20:50: Will technology improvements help with breaking records (like the improvement in clubs and hockey sticks)22:50: What are the different types of frisbees used in disc golf?24:35: Hammer vs Upside-down releases27:35: Interests in other sports?31:50: Types of training done as a disc golfer37:00: Is Tom Brady the goat?40:10: Is there anything you do nutrition-wise to help you out52:50: Unplug challenge - Screen times1:01:20: Mr. Beast videos/ YouTube1:04:20 - Fever Pitch with Jimmy Fallon1:06:50- How can we add more speed and spin in our throw?1:08:20 Advice for next generation of Athletes
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