Ted Philipson

Discipline: Any Trap Discipline 
Local Club / Ground: Bywell and Spennymoor

What age were you and where did you start shooting?

I was 12 years-old, using a 410 single barrel on the family farm. Clay shooting started at 21 at my local shooting ground.

What type of gun and ammunition do you use?

My gun is Perazzi PROTRAP PLUS and Ergosign Custom Stock and Eley DTL Gold cartridges.

What has been the highlight of your shooting career so far?

My first highlight was winning a Rolex Watch in the late 1980’s at The British GP held at North Wales shooting school.
Second would be the silver medal at the European DTL Cazazubon France 2009. And my third highlight is winning Veterans gold medal in Lazenay France in 2013.

Do you have any sponsors? Who are they? 

Rob Hall the Gun Room.

Who would be your dream sponsor and why?

Perazzi - they are the best gun maker in the world, the championships that have been won with Perazzi proves this.

What are your shooting aims and goals for 2018/19?

Try to win, but more importantly to continue to enjoy shooting and looking forward to the world championships in Wagga Wagga.

And finally... Tell us three things we don’t already know about you:
1.    I'm a semi-retired farmer 
2.    I love gadgets
3.    Nothing you could print!