Entries Tagged 'Circus' ↓

insane breakdance

Stacy Clark linked to this cool compilation.

… breakin’ routines from R16 Korea World Championships 2013.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

NCAA Championships – locked & loaded

Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex,

Birmingham, Alabama.

✓ flights
✓ rent-a-car
✓ accommodation

At Alabama, this one could sell out.

I’ll be there April 17-20 representing Cirque du Soleil casting. Contact me if you or your athlete wants to know more about jobs with Cirque.

Click PLAY or watch a Gators promo on YouTube.

Doesn’t Get Better Than This, was shown at the Florida vs. Auburn meet held on February 14.

(via Arabian Punch Front)

Bungee Slingshot – Human Catapult

… what could go wrong?

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

(via Dave Adlard)

teeter board

Cool trick at 1min 50sec.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

via Niclaes Jerkeholt

slackliner Lukas Huber

At the age of 18, Lukas Huber won the WSFED World Championship 2012 Finals …

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

Trudy McIntosh at age-29

Catching up with the “inventor” of the McIntosh vault. (Handspring front layout with 1/1.)

She’s won Commonwealth Games gold and performed across the globe with Cirque du Soleil. Now former Lara gymnast Trudy McIntosh is embracing a new challenge, writes JENNA MEADE …

Trudy was visiting family having just wrapped up a successful five-year career with Cirque du Soleil, one which whisked her away to 46 different countries across the globe.

But now, the former golden girl of sport is about to embark on an exciting new chapter.

Trudy will next week fly to Denmark to be reunited Danish partner and fellow circus performer Lars Kristensen as they await the birth of their first child — a little girl, due in three months. …

Trudy’s personal triumph

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

last chance early bird GymConUSA

Pricing Goes Up March 18th.

Independent Gymnastics Conference GymConUSA 2014, June 16 – 18 at the Mirage, Vegas.

Speakers: Shannon Miller (Guest of Honor), Tony Retrosi, Jeff Lulla, Tammy Biggs, Frank Sahlein, Gina Pongetti, Rick McCharles, Michelle Kocan, Nate Hendrickson, Carrie Spender Lennox, Terry Gray, Dayna Waroe, Stacy Clark and Dan Niehaus



Difficulty Level = MATRIX

Trust – Alya Titarenko & Gael Ouisse

This collaboration between Cirque du Soleil and Ze Frank, Executive Vice President Video at BuzzFeed, has gone viral.

Turn on your audio.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

(via Full Twist)

extreme sand dune tumbling

Dave Adlard linked to this … insanity.

Is that the longest barani in the history of tumbling?

Who is that guy?

Beth Sykes – human giraffe

Contortionist Beth Sykes, of Featherstone, West Yorkshire, has become an online phenomenon after the ‘double take’ picture went viral – with 100,000 hits across the world in just three days. …

Beth Sykes

The human giraffe! Contortionist bends and flexes and uses elaborate body paint to look like African animal

She’s much better than that … other giraffe.

Pommel Giraffe

GymConUSA – June 16-18, 2014

The 2nd annual GymConUSA, an independent conference designed for Coaches, Club Owners and Industry Professionals, goes June 16-18, 2014 at the Mirage Resort in Las Vegas.

Cirque du Soleil will offer GymConUSA 2014 attendees a special once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a stage visit to The Beatles LOVE on the opening day of the conference. Later that evening, attendees will have the opportunity to be part of the audience for the live performance at 9:30 p.m.

A member of the casting and coaching teams from Cirque du Soleil will also be among the featured presenters at the conference on Tuesday, June 17th. The session will include a look at preparing for a career with Cirque du Soleil and an inside perspective from an Artistic coach.

Other speakers confirmed so far include Shannon Miller, Gina Pongetti, Jeff Lulla, Rick McCharles, Tammy Biggs and Frank Salhein.

Click PLAY or watch the Beatles LOVE trailer on YouTube.

Register soon to get the best possible prices on conference, resort and Cirque tickets. GymCon is a bargain when compared with what you get at USAG Congress events.


Acrobaddict – Joe Putignano

Publisher’s Weekly:

After reading former Olympic gymnastics hopeful Putignano’s sinister yet intoxicating memoir of addiction, recovery, and more addiction, you wind up feeling like one of his closest friends.

The first-time author, who now portrays Crystal Man in Cirque du Soleil’s traveling production of Totem, divulges what must be nearly every significant detail of his journey from the basement of his parents’ Massachusetts home, where as an 8-year-old he taught himself flips using old couch cushions; to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs …



(via FIG)