Robot info

Robot:

Bull Dog


Type:

Launcher


Team:

Bigger Brother

John Frizell & Ian Watts


Hometown:

Lewes, East Sussex, UK


Sponsors:

No sponsors



Builder info

Builder:

John Frizell & Ian Watts


Job:
John: Oceans campaigner, Greenpeace international
Ian: Senior lecturer in engineering, University of Brighton

Years competing:

16 years


Favorite tool:
John: Angle grinder
Ian: Lathe

Favorite robot:
John: Robbie from little lost robot – Asimov
Ian: Philae, the comet lander which survived 7 months in hibernation

Interesting fact:
Ian: “Got stuck under a rock in a cave 30m down on the bottom of the Indian ocean at midnight.”
John: “I once looked into the eye of a 25 foot whale as it swam a few feet under my 11 foot boat.”