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    Fisher Tapes Show in China

    September 20, 2011  Marysville Advocate by Julie Perry A trip to Beijing, China, did not net another Guinness Book of World Records entry for Bob Fisher, but it will put him in front of his largest audience next month. Fisher and wife Connie, Vermillion, were in Beijing, from Aug. 17 to 28 to film an episode on “Zheng Da Zong Yi,” a television show that airs on CCTV and features various Guinness Book of World Records entries. The show is filmed before a studio audience and will air Oct. 7 in China to an audience of 50 million. “The China trip was amazing,” Bob Fisher said. “I don’t know how…

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    Fisher Sets 10th Guinness record, invited to China

    June 23, 2011 Marysville Advocate by Julie Perry Centralia resident Bob Fisher keeps breaking Guinness Book of World Records in free throw shooting and it has earned him a trip to China in August. On June 10, 2011 Fisher broke his 10th record, adding the most free throws made underhanded in one minute to a list of records that includes most free throws in 30 seconds; most made in one-and two minute attempts; most made in 10 minutes; most free throws made standing on one leg in a minute; most free throws in one minute with alternating hands; most free throws in two minutes with alternating hands; most free throws…

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    Fisher Helps Youths in Documentary

    March 31, 2011 Marysville Advocate by Julie Perry Nine Guinness Book of World Records has earned Bob Fisher, Centralia, recognition for his ability to shoot fast and pretty accurately from the free throw line. He returned Sunday from another event that could draw more attention with the help of Court Crandall, a screenwriter in  Compton, Caif. Crandall is working on a documentary called “Free Throw” he hopes to have ready by September for the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The documentary is about the lives of eight students with a 3.0 or better grade point average who competed for a $40,000 college scholarship. And Fisher was a part…

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    Fisher Breaks Second Guinness Record

    "Guinness Book of World Records’ tally for most successful free throws made in one minute on January 9th wasn’t enough for Vermillion’s Bob Fisher. Sunday he broke another record, that for most successful free throws in two minutes."

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    Centralian Angles for Record

    "One day you start thumbing through the Guinness Book of World Records and look at the marks for free throw shooting. What qualities must you possess? Calm nerves? Dead aim? Accurate stroke? Perfect form? Yes to all of the above. But research into all the mechanics is also essential, perhaps as much as practice. Bob Fisher of Centralia owns practically every book ever written about shooting. Now, he also owns the record for most free throws made in one minute..."

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    Fisher Breaks Guinness Free Throw Record

    "...Saturday, January 9, 2010, Bob [Fisher], along with his team of helpers, set the world record for most successful free throws made in one minute following the criteria for the Guinness Book of World Records. Fisher made 50 out of 59 shots taken in one minutes time – that’s nearly a shot a second! The previous record of 48 shots was held by David Bergstrom of Sweden and was accomplished on October 2, 2001..."

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    Fisher Sets Guinness Record

    "Former Onaga basketball coach Bob Fisher made 50 free throws in one minute this past weekend beating the Guinness Book of World Record mark of 48 held by David Bergstrom of Sweden. “I was very relieved actually, in part, because I had told people before hand that I was going to get it done,” Fisher, said..."

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    Fisher Breaks Guinness Record from Free-Throw Line

    "Monday was the second day Bob Fisher, Centralia, awoke as a world record holder. "I told my wife it feels pretty good," the 52-year-old said. Saturday in the Valley Heights gym, with about 12 volunteers and two witnesses present, Fisher made 50 of 59 free throws in one minute to beat the Guinness Book of World Record’s mark of 48 set in 2001 by David Bergstrom of Sweden..."

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