Could this be the oldest hot shot in the UK?

Today I had the pleasure of meeting Roy Malpas at EJ Churchill shooting ground. Roy is a much loved regular client and comes in with his crew every week for 50 bird sporting round come rain or shine. Not only is Roy a pretty hot shot but he has also just celebrated his 90th Birthday.

As fit as a fiddle he will put some of us younger ones to shame. Having shot his first gun in 1941 Roy has a wealth of knowledge of guns and as it happens Photography and Cinematography, so you could say we got on like a house on fire. I only hope I have his energy and zest for life when I am his age….

I just wanted to post a quick portrait of him for his family and friends to see. I will post a few more on here in the future.

In the meantime is Roy the oldest clay shooter in the UK?

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Roy Malpas – 90 years and 1 day old

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