Team Safariland's Rob Leatham Wins 15th Consecutive Top Shooter at Springfield Armory Single Stack Classic
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, June 29, 2009—Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, proudly congratulates Team Safariland member Rob Leatham on winning top shooter at the Springfield Armory Single Stack Classic. Winning for the 15th consecutive time, Leatham has won top shooter every year the event has been held. The Springfield Armory Single Stack Classic was held from April 30th to May 2nd in Barry, Illinois and included a total of 255 competitors.
Team Safariland member Mike Voigt finished second to Leatham while teammate Kippi Leatham was second in the women’s division. Four of the top six shooters in the men’s division were using Safariland holsters.
Rob Leatham is a twenty-two-time USPSA National Champion, five-time IPSC World Champion and a seven-time NRA Bianchi Cup Champion. In 2008 Leatham was the Smith and Wesson IDPA Indoor Nationals ESP Champion. In 2007, Leatham was the USPSA Limited Nationals Champion, USPSA Limited 10 National Champion and NRA Bianchi Cup Metallic Champion.
Mike Voigt is the 2008 USPSA Area 1 Champion, a nine-time USPSA Multi-Gun National Champion, five-time International Tactical Rifle Champion and four-time IPSC World Champion Team member.
Kippi Leatham is a three-time USPSA Limited 10 National Champion and a two-time USPSA Production National Champion. She is also a four-time member of “Gold Team USA” IPSC World Champions.
Team Safariland™ Members Win Three Individual Titles at NRA Bianchi™ Cup Pistol Tournament
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, June 29, 2009—Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, congratulates Team Safariland members John Pride, Rob Leatham and Scott Carnahan on their victories at the 2009 NRA Bianchi Cup Pistol Tournament. Team Safariland finished second overall at the event.
Celebrating its 30th anniversary, the NRA Bianchi Cup was held in Columbia, Missouri May 18 - 23 and featured a total of 152 shooters. John Pride, with a clean score of 1920-168X, became the Senior Champion; Rob Leatham won the Metallic Championship with a score of 1909; Scott Carnahan brought home the Open Expert title with a score of 1902. Team Safariland members Doug Koenig and Mike Voigt also had strong showings at the tournament. Koenig came in second overall with a clean score of 1920-177X and won the Open Bianchi Shoot Off, while Voigt finished sixth overall for the entire event with a 1918 score.
Pride is a four-time NRA Police National Champion, a four-time NRA Bianchi Cup Champion and a three-time Canadian National Police Revolver Champion. Rob Leatham is a twenty two-time U.S. Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) National Champion, a five-time International Practical Shooting Confederation (IPSC) World Champion and a seven-time NRA Bianchi Cup Champion. Scott Carnahan is a three-time USPSA National Class Champion. Carnahan also serves as a Vice President of Vice President, Category Marketing Duty Gear, Less Lethal and Firearms Accessories for Safariland.
Team Safariland™ Takes Gold at Superstition Mountain Mystery 3-Gun
JACKSONVILLE, Florida, May 6, 2009—Safariland, a BAE Systems line of business, proudly congratulates Team Safariland on its gold medal winning performance at the Superstition Mountain Mystery 3-Gun in Mesa, Arizona. The three-day event was held from March 27th through the 29th and included a total of 245 shooters.
Team Safariland members Mike Voigt and Scott Carnahan also brought home individual honors. Voigt won the Open Class using the new 013 Competition Holster System and Safariland PFI-600 3-9 Compact Scope. Voigt is the 2008 USPSA Area 1 Champion, 9-time USPSA Multi-Gun National Champion, 5-time International Tactical Rifle Champion and 4-time IPSC World Champion Team member. Carnahan finished in the top 30 in the Tactical Scope division using the new Safariland 1-4 CQLR Scope and 5188 holster and rig. Carnahan is the 2008 USPSA Single Stack Nationals Class winner and 3-time USPSA National Class Champion and serves as the VP, Category and Segment Marketing for Duty Gear, Less Lethal and Firearms Accessories.
Safariland products also helped both Maggie Reese and Tasha Hanish win their respective divisions at the Superstition Mountain Mystery 3-Gun. Reese won top honors in the Open Ladies Division with the Safariland 013 Competition Holster System, while Hanish won the Tactical Scope Ladies Divison using the Safariland 568 holster and rig.