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University of Kansas Women’s Basketball Coaches Clinic

Bob Fisher will speak at the University of Kansas Women’s Basketball Coaches Clinic on October 29, 2016. See more info here: https://camps.jumpforward.com/kuwbball/CampDetail/Index/5372

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How to Become Great at Just About Anything

Bob Fisher was featured in the Freakonomics podcast on April 27, 2016. Check it out here: How to Become Great at Just About Anything

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How to Shoot a Free Throw

The Red Bullet Magazine by Megan Michelson See full article Bob Fisher currently holds over a dozen World Record for free throws, including most free throws in an hour (2,371) and most free throws in a minute (52). He’s not … Continue reading

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Fisher, Roepke Break Guinness World Record

Blue Rapids Free Press by Trinda Chase See full article On an incredibly cold Sunday afternoon, some hot shots were made at Valley Heights High School. Bob Fisher, age 57 from Centralia, and Brandi Jo Roepke, a Junior at Valley … Continue reading

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Roepke helps Fisher capture coed record

Marysville Advocate by Julie Perry See full article What began as lessons for Brandi Jo Roepke, Waterville, to improve as a free throw shooter turned into a world record she helped Bob Fisher, Centralia, reclaim Sunday afternoon. It was one … Continue reading

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San Fernando Valley teen helped mom to safety in LAX shooting spree

Los Angeles Daily News by Brenda Gazzar See full article Luke was a student of Bob Fisher’s. Even the sound of gunshots in a crowded airport couldn’t convince Robyn Love to take cover or run — certainly not when her … Continue reading

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Rough ride to Kansas for basketball player

The Marysville Advocate by Sarah Kessinger Bob and Connie Fisher of Centralia were expecting a guest from California last Friday when they received a phone call. It was a co-worker of their guest’s mother, calling to say they’d be late … Continue reading

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Local free-throw shooter goes Hollywood

The Marysville Advocate by Julie Perry Bob Fisher still spends two hours practicing free throws in the basement of his Centralia home even after he beat “Sir” Charles Barkley, the 11-time NBA All-Star player and hall of famer, on the … Continue reading

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Centralia deadeye shows touch on Leno – Fisher bests Barkley during Tonight Show appearance

The Topeka Capital-Journal by Kevin Haskin There is nothing unusual about Bob Fisher stepping to the foul line. A soil conservationist for the USDA by trade, Fisher shoots free throws every day. Roughly two hours on average. The challenges vary, … Continue reading

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Limelight finds Fisher

The Marysville Advocate by Julie Perry Three years and 14 Guinness Book of World Records in free throw shooting will land Bob Fisher, Centralia, in the limelight of the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Fisher and his wife Connie attended … Continue reading

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Give it a Shot

The Leaven by Jessica Langdon CENTRALIA — Olympic athletes — from gymnasts to basketball teams — drew the world’s attention to London this summer. But the global spotlight is also illuminating the basketball courts of northeast Kansas, no less, thanks … Continue reading

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Centralia man world-class free-throw shooter

Lawrence Journal World by Chris Duderstadt Centralia’s Bob Fisher, right, shows off his free-throw form. Fisher holds 14 Guinness world records for his free-throw shooting. Over the course of the 2012 NBA regular season, only Jamal Crawford and JJ Reddick … Continue reading

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