For Immediate Release
June 2, 2017
Team Safariland’s Rob Leatham Racks up Wins at USPSA Single Stack National Championship, USPSA Revolver National Championship and the 2017 NRA Bianchi Cup
Leatham has won nine national senior championship titles since qualifying in 2016
ONTARIO, California – Safariland®, a brand of The Safariland Group, applauds Team Safariland member Rob Leatham for three wins in the last month in respected shooting competitions: “Top Senior Single Stack National Title” at the USPSA Single Stack National Championship at Pike-Adams Sportsmen’s Alliance (PASA) Park in Barry, Ill.; “Top Senior Revolver National Title” at the USPSA Revolver National Championship at PASA Park in Barry, Ill.; and the “Production National Champion,” with a winning score of 1908, 21 points ahead of the next Production Division contender, at the 2017 NRA Bianchi Cup at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club in Hallsville, Mo.
Leatham was presented with the “Classic Nationals” aggregate award for earning the most cumulative match points from the revolver and single stack events at the USPSA back-to-back championships. Leatham has won this award every year since it originated in 2013 as the “Leatham/Miculek Aggregate Award.” Additionally, he has competed at the USPSA Single Stack Nationals since its inception, winning 17 times. This is his 11th NRA Bianchi Cup National Championship trophy, with his last Production win in 2014.
“To battle in top-tier events almost four decades after I began my career drives home the point that this kind of shooting is accessible to anyone,” said Leatham. “The fact that I am even still in the hunt is a testament to the equipment choices I’ve made. Today, guns are more reliable, holster rigs are faster, ammo is better, and having the finest gear, including the support of companies dedicated to shooting sports is immeasurable.”
“Rob is a consistent competitor and has been an invaluable member of Team Safariland for more than 30 years,” said Scott Carnahan, vice president of the equipment category at Safariland. “It does not look like he plans to slow down anytime soon. He is an excellent example of what it takes to be a champion.”
During the competitions, Leatham used the Safariland ELS System with Model 5188 Holster, USPSA Kit and 771 magazine pouches. Next up for Leatham is the Safariland Expedition in Boulder City, Nevada, June 22-25, 2017 at the Pro Gun Club.
Established in 1964, Safariland® has earned worldwide renown and a leadership position in the industry for its technologically advanced holsters and other gear to the law enforcement, military, concealment and competitive sporting markets. Safariland holsters, belts and accessories provide users with high-quality tools to perform their jobs safely and effectively. Safariland is credited for developing the first Level III Retention™ holster for the uniformed duty market. With a reputation for INNOVATION NOT IMITATION®, the Safariland brand continues its position as the worldwide leader in retention holsters. Safariland is a part of The Safariland Group family of brands. For more information, visit www.safariland.com/dutygear.
About The Safariland Group
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