Juggling On Skates

As forms of entertainment, juggling has a much longer history than skating revues, but the two skills intersect like the center of a figure 8 when looking back on 20th Century performances starting in the 1940s. There has been a long line of very talented jugglers who have transferred their routines and adapted their talents to performing on ice or …

TRIXIE: A Juggling Legend Spinning Through History

Trixie is one of the most beloved juggling icons of the 20th Century. Martha Firschke was born on June 14, 1920 in Budapest, Hungary into a circus family. Her stepfather, Oscar Firschke, was a German juggler, animal trainer, perch pole balancer, and horseback rider. As a juggler, he performed impressive routines with up to seven rings, five tennis rackets, balls, …