Knife thrower sets world record in Vegas

A competitive knife thrower from Sarnia broke a world record at the 2019 Blade Aces World Championships.

Brett Dewhirst scored 87 of a potential 90 points in head-to-head elimination knife throwing at the Las Vegas event, held April 26 – 28. Eighty-five was the previous record set in 2006.

Dewhirst, who teaches knife throwing at Sarnia’s Valley Axe throwing range, also won gold medals in one tomahawk and two knife throwing events at the meet.