Historical The 1983 World IPSC Championship Top 16 G&A Staff August 8th, 2016 | More From G&A Staff Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ The competitors in the 1983 IPSC World Shoot VI may have accomplished more for the gun industry than any other collection of champions. The then-unknown Rob Leatham won his first IPSC championship, and Brian Enos finished second. Front row, left to right: Mike Dalton (currently owns the Steel Challenge), Ed Brown (Ed Brown Products, Inc.), Bill Wilson (Wilson Combat), Chip McCormick (Chip McCormick Custom), Ross Seyfried (former Guns & Ammo columnist), unknown (from South Africa Springbok Team), Bill Rogers (patented the plastic in a holster sold to Safariland). Back row, left to right: Rob Leatham (professional shooter for Springfield Armory), John Shaw (owns Midsouth Institute), Mike Plaxco (professional shooter and representative for Smith & Wesson), Ross Carter (Arkansas gunsmith), Ricky Castelo (former head of security for Nissan), Tommy Campbell (former Smith & Wesson engineer and representative for Safariland), Brian Enos (professional shooter, instructor and gunwriter), unknown, John Sale (executive). “We started this business,” said Ed Brown while pointing at this photograph. Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from Guns & Ammo Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service Even More Gun Culture Show More Get the Guns & Ammo Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. To sign-up for our newsletter, check this box and submit your email address below. If you sign-up, then you acknowledge that your email address is valid, and that you have read and accept our Terms of Service 9 Awesomely Creative Ways to Kill ZombiesRead Now! Advertisement ▶ Now on Tablets! Subscribe & Save! Temporary Price Reduction! Subscribe Now Give a Gift | Subscriber Services WAIT!DON'T MISS A SINGLE ISSUE! Get 12 issues for the low price of just $9! Subscribe!