Jeff Perlmutter, Co-Founder & President of Pursuit Marketing, Inc. on pioneering the Sport of Paintball in the 1980s and the History of PMI.
Left to right: Jim Lively, Sam Caldwell, Brad Clark and Kent Meadows, photo credit Jim Lively, c.1982
National Survival Games developed this inline semi automatic prototype in 1989 which never came to market and Bob Gurnsey kept in his collection until 2015.
Fitting the features of the National Survival Games Rapide into Paintball culture of the late 1980s and how it succeeded as a follow up to the Splatmaster.
Paintball lost it's creator, Bob Gurnsey, of National Survival Games and father to the industry we all love and creator of the Rapide Double Action.
Bob Gurnsey, the creator of Paintball, is opening up his archive of classic National Survival Games items for sale to the public through facebook.
Tina Ruzzo turns back the clock and gives brings a Capture the Flag game! No jerseys, limited paint, wearing camo and Mechanical Marker/ Pump ONLY!
I purchased this as a VHS probably 8 years back and imported it from VHS about 5 years ago. Finally getting around to uploading it.