Chesapeake DockDogs Participants
2007 Frederick Sports Expo
Frederick MD


Frederick MD - August 17-19, 2007.  Wow!  What a great event and even better BBQ - Deep Fried Turkey or London Broil anyone?  The biggest news of the weekend is Kevin Meese and Country breaking their own Extreme Vertical Record of 7' 8" with a EASY grab of 7' 10" straight up from his winning grab of 7'.  The crowd went wild and the record-breaking jump was caught on camera by The Outdoor Channel to be used later in a series.

We had two teams from the club advance from Cadet EV to Top Guns:  Sharon Rodgers & Thunder with their 1st Place Cadet grab of 6' 4" and TR Thompson & Charlie with their 2nd Place Cadet grab of 6' 2".  In Top Guns TR & Charlie grabbed the bumper at 6' 6" for a 3rd Place finish and Sharon & Thunder grabbed it at 6' 2" for a 5th Place finish.

This even also seemed to have a record number of teams signed up for Cadet EV - NINE.  Six of those were from the Chesapeake Club.  Terri Kieffer and Scram made their EV debut this weekend.  Terri & Scram, along with Brandy Fowler & Buddy, Carly Keane & Daisy Lou, and Peggy Toms & Tally all attempted to grab that 5' bumper but didn't get it this week.  It was great seeing all these newer teams trying extreme vertical and we hope they keep trying at the next competition.

Another HUGE congratulation goes to Scott Whiteley & Finley for winning 1st Place in the Pro Finals with a 25' 10" AND earning their Super Elite National Title.  Jumping against two other great teams already holding their Super Elite Title, Kevin Meese & Country and Anna Balsamo, Scott & Finley showed they could jump with the Big Dogs.  Two other club members also did a great job in the Pro Finals against a bunch of big jumping dogs.  Peggy Toms & Kai won 6th Place with a 22' 2" (21' 11") and TR Thompson & Charlie won 7th Place with a 22' 2" (20' 6").  With these big jumps, Peggy & Kai earned their Master National Title this weekend.

In the Amateur Finals the club had four teams who qualified.  For a 6th Place finish Brian Rutledge & Mishka jumped 19' 11" AND earned their Master National Title this weekend.  In 7th Place was Sharon & Thunder with a 19' 8" jump.  In 9th Place was our Junior Handler Robert Locher & Sandy with a 19' 7" jump.  Robert was also lucky enough to be interviewed by The Outdoor Channel and we hope to see him and Sandy on TV soon.  In 12th Place was Katie Brinton & Reggie with a 17' 9" jump and they also received a NEW National Personal Best of 20' 1".

A brand new team to the club and first time jumper at DockDogs, Bridgette Davy & Boomer jumped to a Personal Best of 13' 7".  Other NEW Personal Bests were Jane Harford & Peanut with a 12' 4" jump, Robert & Sandy with a 20' 5" jump, and Carly & Daisy Lou with a 17' 10" jump.  We also had three team competing at their FIRST National Event:  Samantha Lytle & Riley 6' 4", Tracy Williams & Tanner 10' 10", and Tracy & Brody 15' 5".  Congratulations to everyone who competed and we hope to see you all at the next event. 
For more information click Club Stats or Complete Event Results.


Scott Whiteley & Finley - 25' 10"
1st Place - Pro Finals

Peggy Toms & Kai - 22' 7"
6th Place - Pro Finals

TR Thompson & Charlie - 22' 2"
7th Place - Pro Finals

Brian Rutledge & Mishka - 20' 8"
6th Place - Amateur Finals

Robert Locher & Sandy - 20' 5"
9th Place - Amateur Finals

Katie Brinton & Reggie - 20' 1"
12th Place - Amateur Finals

Terry Moore & Sandy 20' 1"

Sharon Rodgers & Thunder 20' 1"
7th Place - Amateur Finals

Nathaniel Brinton & Reggie - 19' 8"

Terri Kieffer & Scram - 18' 7"

Brandy Fowler & Buddy - 18' 2"

James Linde & Tasha - 18'

Carly Keane & Daisy Lou - 17' 10"

Brett Tarun & Lacy - 16' 5"

Kevin Simpson & Reese - 15' 11"

Tracy Williams & Brody - 15' 5"

Peggy Toms & Talley - 14' 11"

Brigetta Davy & Boomer - 13' 7"

Jane Harford & Peanut - 12' 4"

Sharon Sparks & Sky - 11' 8"

Sharon Sparks & Destiny - 11' 3"

Tracy Williams & Tanner - 10' 10"

Samantha Lytle & Riley - 6' 4"

TR Thompson & Charlie - 6' 6"
3rd Place - Top Gun EV

Sharon Rodgers & Thunder - 6' 2"
5th Place - Top Gun EV

Sharon Rodgers & Thunder - 6' 4"
1st Place - Cadet EV

TR Thompson & Charlie - 6' 2"
2nd Place Cadet EV

Brandy Fowler & Buddy
Cadet EV Try

Carly Keane & Daisy Lou
Cadet EV Try


Terri Kieffer & Scram
Cadet EV Try


Peggy Toms & Talley
Cadet EV Try

Country's World Record 7' 10"

The Crowd Goes Wild

Robert Locher & the Producer,
Gary C Langenheim

Scotty's Winning Jump

Scotty's Winning Jump

Robert Locher & the Producer,
Gary C Langenheim


Robert the "Star"
being interviewed


Robert & Sandy
Interview after her jump