Newcastle men annihilate Frisbee catch world record

October 8, 2009

NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 8, 2009

Scott Perkins and Casey Dunn will soon go down in history.

On Saturday, the duo, both 24, broke the world record for most behind-the-back Frisbee catches in one minute from at least five meters apart. The previous record was two; the duo completed 29 behind-the-back catches.

Friends, family members and Mayor Ben Varon were on hand to witness the event. Robert Perkins (Scott Perkin’s father) Russel Cowgill (Dunn’s and Perkins’ roommate) served as official timers, and Varon served as the official counter.

“It’s an honor to be asked to be here,” Varon said.

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