Lew and Billie Lou Henderson

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Lew Henderson began his career in theater as an acrobat and juggler in silent movie houses and at street fairs before 1910. Lew Henderson was a professional artist for about 60 years. He was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, in 1891 and was taken to the Trans- Mississippi Exposition in Omaha, Nebraska, at age seven. …

The actress who juggles at traffic lights

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Úrsula Achterberg is a Chilean actress who starred in a series for television called “Fuera de control,” broadcast on Channel Trece in Chile. She has also been in supporting roles in other television shows. She comes from an upper middle class family. His mother did social work while his father was engaged business. After graduating …

Interview with Alberto Sforzi

(Haz clic aquí para español.)   Alberto Sforzi is a solo juggler and a legend In Italian juggling. He was born on August 25, 1942. Since a young age, he’s been juggling and training every day, in order to achieve some amazing accomplishments. His great act, where he does unimaginable things like flash of 11 rings, 10 rings on the tightrope among other …

What’s Inside a Juggler’s Backpack?

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Have you ever wondered what is inside a juggler’s backpack? In this series, we’re going to dig deep inside of the backpacks of some great jugglers. Let them tell us what they keep there like props, food, drinks, shoes, accessories, etc… In the first part we have two great jugglers, from different parts of the world: …

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Videos of Juggling With More Than 1 Million Views

Having 1 million views in a video on YouTube is incredible. Just having 100,000 hits is tricky. Some factors to achieve so many visits can be: The popularity of YouTube channel owner. The numbers of channel subscribers. Numbers of times the video is shared. Here are several of the many videos of juggling with more than 1 million visits on …

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day was celebrated on March 8, and for that reason the IJA brings you an article dedicated to those women from around the world who have the discipline and perseverance to succeed in doing what they like: juggling. Some acts from different countries will be in the article. I know there are many talented acts that are not …

Interview with Eivind Dragsjø

  Eivind Dragsjø is a juggler who currently holds the world record of 9 clubs, 11 catches. Last year he placed 6th in the Favorite Jugglers poll. He was the youngest person to run the flash of 8 clubs. Here you can see the video. Something that catches my attention is his young age. He is 18 years old, and is …

Interview with Diana Gracheva Stepanova

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Diana Gracheva Stepanova is a solo juggler. born in the city of Irkutsk, located in the vast region of Siberia, Russia. Her act is approximately 6 minutes, and she runs very difficult tricks as 7 clubs and 9 hula hoops, among other things. She has participated in international circus festivals such as the 14th International …

Interview with Kenny Cheung

(Haz clic aquí para español.) I must confess that the first time I knew about Kenny was through the video of the flash 8 clubs. Here you can see it  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BeOQ8Z_vjM) And I was astonished because very few people have been able to do that. Then I found out that he participated in the WJF (World Juggling Federation) and gave him all my …