Multiple World Champion clay shot George Digweed is set to go down in history. He has won a staggering 26 World Championships, 18 European Championships, 116 International Championships, 16 World Cups, 10 European Cups and 11 English and British Championships. In fact, by the time you read this he may have notched up these scores even further. Read on for some more background on this superbly achieving clayshooter.

  1. George was born in Hastings in 1964
  2. He started shooting around the age of 12
  3. He was awarded an MBE in 2009
  4. He was introduced to clayshooting by his grandfather
  5. He is considered to be the most complete shot in the game by competitors
  6. He is listed in Wisden for his bowling achievement in a Sussex league cup match – five overs, five maidens, eight wickets, zero runs
  7. He travels the world teaching clay and game shooting
  8. He holds the record for woodpigeon – shooting 661 in a single day
  9. He supports several charities including; The Teenage Cancer Trust, Macmillan Cancer Support, The Lord’s Taverners, Demelza and the Kent & Sussex Air Ambulance
  10. You can follow him on Twitter @georgedigweed
  11. He has his own branded champagne, George Digweed Rosé
  12. In 2016 George and his wife Kate experienced a traumatising burglary when their home was broken into by masked intruders who attacked George and stole money, guns, trophies, medals and his vehicle
  13. George Digweed has a YouTube channel and a Facebook page
  14. His guns are made by Perazzi
  15. He describes his most difficult shot as being: “A late October grouse, downwind and below your feet, shot behind.”
  16. One of his top tips is to: “Keep still until a driven bird commits to a line upon which you can pretty much do what you want and it won’t change course.