About us

I'm Jim Harris. Shooting slingshots became a serious passion for me about the time my daughter was born in 2004. Up until that time, I had been racing motorcycles, and it was time for me to settle down a bit. Slingshots provided fun at home, without the weekly travel and torture to my aging body.

Performance Catapults® was formed in conjunction with the debut of the Metal Core Slingshot®, and the flagship product, the SPS®. I wanted to offer slingshots that out performed commercially available slingshots, in all aspects. They must be safe, aesthetically appealing and perform to the highest standards.

The SPS® far exceeded my expectations. It was so well received globally, and performed so well, that all my time was spent trying to keep up with the demand. Its still the only slingshot I've used, since it's inception in 2013. 

The SPS® was used by Michael McClure in 2013, to set a Guinness World Record, and the year prior to win the 2012 Summer Nationals tournament. The SPS® has been used in competitions here in the US, as well as the UK, and other countries and continents to date.