Crazy Catch was invented in 1999 by New Zealand sheep farmer Andrew Sinclair who discovered that when you overlap two sheets of netting, you get an unpredictable rebound. This is our unique, patented net technology.
It is no surprise that Andrew developed a cricket training aid, with his father – Ian Sinclair – being a top cricketer during his childhood and being a part of the New Zealand Black Caps maiden test winning side against the West Indies in 1956.
The very first Crazy Catch nets were rigorously tested by Andrew and his wife Louise, plus their 3 sport mad sons and family dog ‘Reka’ in the backyard of their home.
There is no denying that New Zealanders are fanatical about sport; and even though Crazy Catch was first developed with Cricket in mind, it was not long until the rebound netting found its uses in other sports.
Andrew began developing further models of the Crazy Catch with differing net configurations when rugby (union and league) teams started showing interest; as well as netball clubs.
Here at Flicx UK Ltd, We run and manage the UK Store which is responsible for the provision and distribution of Crazy Catch in the UK & the rest of Europe.
We are based at Wall Tree House Farm, Hinton-in-the-Hedges Airfield, Steane, Northants, NN13 5NS. If you wish to contact us, you can do so over the phone on 01295 816765 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a six member strong team running the Crazy Catch operation here in the UK. And we are as follows:
Richard Beghin – Managing Director of Flicx UK Ltd
Gary Luke – Office Manager & Head of Amazon Shopping
Kate Costin – Marketing Manager & Head of UK Store
Rob Nafzger – Head of Dispatch
Jack Zoers-Benstead – Marketing Team Member
We have a variety of UK Ambassadors that we work with.
Tammy Beaumont – England Women opening Batsman & Kent Women Club Captain
Tom Moores – Nottinghamshire Wicket-Keeper & Batsman, plus named in the Trent Rockets franchise team
Sasha Corbin – Saracen Mavericks Club Captain; Founder of Solo Sessions UK and England Netballer
Rachel Burford – Harlequins & England Women Rugby Player; Founder of Burdford Academy and First female to be on the Rugby Players Association