HerHandgun.com is operated by Debbie Keehart & Kippi Leatham, two accomplished action shooting competitors. Listed below is biographical information for each of us.
Meet Debbie Keehart – 2009 & 2012 USPSA Area-2 Limited Champion:
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
College: CSU Long Beach
Favorite Color: Purple
Favorite Pastime: Shoe shopping
Cats or Dogs?: Definitely cats
Favorite Foods: Mexican Food, Pizza, anything covered in Dark Chocolate, especially Strawberries!
Favorite Hobbies: Traveling, Off-Roading, Waterskiing, Jet Skiing & Shooting, of course!
Dreams & Goals: To marry and travel the world together. To build a custom home with the money earned from my new career, Real Estate. Support the shooting sports community as it has supported me throughout so many years!
Debbie is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor. She is also an approved Bang-Inc. / Babes With Bullets “Ladies Camp” pistol instructor. She is in the process of obtaining her Arizona CCW Instructor certification.
IPSC World Shoot Accomplishments:
- 2008 – 6th (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Bali, Indonesia
- 2005 – Member of Team USA, who took the Standard Gold Medal in Guayaquil, Ecuador
- 2005 – 6th (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Guayaquil, Ecuador
- 2002 – 1st (Production) at IPSC World Shoot – Pietersburg, South Africa
- 1999 – 1st (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Cebu, Philippines
- 1996 – 4th (Standard) at IPSC World Shoot – Brazilia, Brazil
USPSA Limited-Gun Nationals Top-3 finishes:
- 2006 - 2nd Lady Limited 10
2002 – 2nd Lady
USPSA Factory-Gun Nationals Top-3 finishes:
- 2005 – 3rd Lady Production class
2004 – 3rd Lady Production class
2004 – Women’s Shoot-off Champion Production Class
2003 – 2nd Lady Production class
For more stats & information on Debbie, check out her web site:
Meet Kippi Leatham, 4-Time USPSA Women’s National Champion:
Zodiac Sign: Also Aquarius
College: University of Arizona, Tucson – Go Wildcats!
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Pastime: Professional Baseball Games
Cats or Dogs?: BIG dogs – but I like cats, too!
Favorite Foods: Mexican food, especially chips & salsa! Extra bold coffee (Sumatra in particular), dark chocolate, and dry red wine.
Favorite Hobbies: Golf, yoga, dancing & shooting!
Life’s Biggest Challenge: Raising my wonderful daughter … she’s almost a teenager!
Kippi has competed in Practical Pistol Matches since 1986. She is an approved Bang-Inc. / Babes With Bullets “Ladies Camp” pistol instructor.
Major shooting accomplishments:
- 4-Time USPSA National Champion
- 4-Time IPSC Gold Team World Champion
- 2011 IPSC World Championship – Women’s Production Team, 2nd Place
- Finished among the Top 8 Women at every USPSA National since 1987
- Finished among the Top 8 Women at every IPSC World Championship from 1987 – 2010
- 2012 USPSA Area-2 Single Stack Champion
- 2011 – 6th at USPSA Production National Championships
- 2011 USPSA Area-3 Production Champion
- 2011 – 5th at USPSA Single Stack National Championships
- 2010 USPSA Area-2 Production Champion
- 2010 – 5th at USPSA Production National Championships
- 2010 – 3rd at USPSA Single Stack Nationals Championships
- 2009 USPSA Area-2 Production Champion
- 2005 – 5th in Standard Division at IPSC World Shoot – Guayaquil, Ecuador
- 1996 – 7th in Open Division at IPSC World Shoot – Brazilia, Brazil
- 1993 – 3rd in Open Division at IPSC World Shoot – Bisley, England
- 1990 – 2nd in Open Division at IPSC World Shoot – Adelaide, Australia