World Hoop Day 2021

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The first Saturday in October marks the international day of the hula hoop. Every year more cities and more people join this tribute. In 2021, the presencial events were, for the most part, in countries of the American continent, which we will see below. However, there were a couple of stunt compilation videos spearheaded by …

Remembering Ron Henon

Ron Henon is not a name that most in the juggling community are aware of, but he was an accomplished juggler for several decades. He was born on January 24, 1938 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He taught himself to juggle and ride the unicycle around the age of 13. He soon met the famous clown Emmett Kelly and was greatly influenced …

Chris Christiansen Obituary

He juggled like a couturier – stylish, elegant and precise Chris Christiansen was born Christian Marin in Reims on 13 January, 1949 and grew up in middle-class circumstances. As a 15-year-old from a family who didn’t have a television of their own, he was watching the TV circus talent show “La Piste aux Étoiles” through a neighbour’s living room window …

Remembering Peter Scolari As A Juggler

Emmy Award-winning American television, Broadway, and film actor Peter Scolari passed away on October 22nd at the age of 66. You can click here, here, and here to learn more about his life and career, but here we will focus on his juggling pursuits. Scolari was one of the most passionate and talented hobbyist jugglers among the many, many global …

Alberto Hernández Obituary

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Alberto Hernandez. Photo: Claqué Audiovisuales. I met Beto at the comics, cosplay, books, sports and circus event (SOFA), within the framework of the Colombian Circus Convention, held in Bogotá, in mid-October 2018. He came as a guest directly from Mexico, together with Chema Solamente and Jorge Vilchis, all members of the Conejo Lunar group, to …

Felipe Ossa Obituary – Professional Slackliner

Felipe Ossa on the rope. Photo: Facebook. (Haz clic aquí para español.) The international slackline community and the Colombian juggling community are in mourning. Felipe “Chimi” Ossa, one of the best slackliners in Colombia, passed away. His death occurred after accidentally falling from a height of 20 meters while practicing. Andrés Felipe Ossa was from the city of Medellín, Colombia. …

JuggleVision 2020

JUGGLEVISION is a Juggling TV show organised by Lewis Kennedy. This project was a group effort, jugglers from all over the world have contributed to JUGGLEVISION. JUGGLEVISIONs main goals are: To show that the ‘Juggling Community’ is the best community in the world. To entertain or inspire jugglers of all ages and backgrounds. To try and dampen down this make believe …

Nick Gatto Obituary

1927 – 2020 Nick Gatto, best known in the juggling world as the step-father and coach of Anthony Gatto, passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona on November 13th, 2020. He was 93 years old. Nick was from Baltimore, Maryland and learned to juggle from his godfather at the age of ten. During high school, he was a well-rounded athlete, competing in …

New Hat Juggling World Records

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Juggling once again surprises us in the Guinness World Records. An object little used by jugglers is on the list of world records: hats. In a recent compilation, Guinness Records shows us a video where three jugglers appear, each one of different nationality. The first is from India, the second from Armenia, and the third  …