Rob Atha is a desk football/foosball participant from the united kingdom, currently ranked 1st in the globe and regularly position in the very best 5 from the International Desk Soccer Federation (ITSF) ranks. By July 2011 Atha was rated number #1 in the united kingdom on all the established ranking BFA position lists, a posture he has taken care of for several years.
Created in 1986, Rob may be the son of ex - Uk Foosball Association (BFA) Chairman Boris Atha.He won his initial Open Singles name in a UK rank tournament at age 13, on the Earl Haig in Hounslow. This and various other early competition successes resulted in Rob getting dubbed the "Wonderkid".Also at age 13, Rob appeared in British children's Television show Blue Peter showing away his impressive skills and would go back to the show some years afterwards.He became the ITSF Doubles Globe Champion in '09 2009 along with fellow UK participant Joey "The Hammer" Hamilton. Pursuing on out of this achievement, Rob made an appearance on various British isles Television shows including Newsround on BBC1 and obtained his second badge for showing up on the tv screen present Blue Peter on 21 Apr 2009. In this appearance a clip was proven of his initial appearance, that was made due to his preliminary foos exploits.Rob continues to be sponsored by various businesses such as for example energy drink large Crimson Bull and Heineken beverage who all recently published video on YouTube of Rob demonstrating various foosball tips.