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Calgary Man Sets Guinness World Record for Knocking over Cans

After nearly four months, Calgarian Rob McLeod has received confirmation that he’s tossed his way into the Guinness World Records.

At the end of January, McLeod knocked over 28 cans in 60 seconds in Calgary using Innova Zephyrs, which are used in disc golf.

Last week McLeod got the official nod from Guinness after the organization reviewed his  record-setting attempt.

“Ever since I was a kid, I used to order the Guinness Record books from my school’s book order and dream about what record I would someday hold,” said McLeod in a statement.

“To be a part of the Guinness family and tell people I’m a Guinness World Record holder makes me feel like a kid again. I couldn’t be more excited for this to happen.”

McLeod said he attempted this same record one month prior in December when he was flown to Beijing, China to take part in the Guinness World Records TV show.

He fell just shy of the record during the broadcast to 50 million people and said he was determined to give it a second try once he returned to Calgary.

This isn’t the first record set by McLeod who also set two records with his dog Davy Whippet, and McLeod said he hopes it won’t be his last.

He said he hopes to conquer world records for the longest throw, longest throw to a dog and longest field goal with a flying disc.

Thanks to Katie Turner from Metro News Calgary.