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  …

Juggling Politicians

(Haz clic aquí para español.) It is quite striking and curious to see a celebrity juggle. Several famous Hollywood actors can keep three or more balls in the air. Mark Ruffalo, known, among other characters, for playing Marvel’s Hulk, can handle a giraffe unicycle. Steve Martin from The Pink Panther studied theater and juggled. Acting and juggling may have their …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Sebastián Arcila Madrid from Colombia | Juggling Clubs

I’m Sebastián Arcila Madrid and I’m from Medellin Colombia, and I’ve been juggling for eight years. I specialize in clubs and, more specifically, the body throws style of club juggling. In this style of juggling, the club is thrown by different parts of the body without the club making contact with the body (an example of this being “Alberts”). In …

World Hoop day in Latin America

(Haz clic aquí para español.) October was the month of the hoop. The twists of the big ring were celebrated in Latin America, despite the social difficulties the world is going through. Hoop groups joined efforts and knowledge to pay tribute to hooping. Virtual connections were created with experts; talks, workshops, competitions, prerecorded and live presentations were held. Dozens of …

Vladimir Oskal-ool: the first juggler of Tuva

(Haz clic aquí para español.) He grew up illiterate and worked from childhood in agriculture. In the midst of vast fields, he thought about what it would be like if his country had culture. He strove to learn the language of his community, though he would still not be understandable anywhere else in the world. But still he developed an …

Halloween Juggling

(Haz clic aquí para español.) October: it is a month of terror and horror, a time of strange and extreme rituals, the period of the witches and the dead. The cultures of the world commemorate the month of Halloween with different events. The themes are: death, blood, deformations and all things abnormal. Creativity and innovation are given freedom through costumes …

Juggling World Records 2020

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The year 2020 gives us incredible surprises. Jugglers have gotten used to juggling in virtuality. Despite the confinement at home, our community keeps juggling actively through videos, conversations, and virtual workshops. The pandemic period gave us amazing juggling world records. The following list is about the records uploaded to the internet from January 2020 to …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Ignacio Sandoval from Chile | Juggling clubs

My name is Ignacio Sandoval and I live on the south side of the Bio Bio river in Lota, Chile. I started juggling in 2010, that is, 10 years ago. Juggling at the beginning was more than a game and although it does not stop being so, later on I understood the importance that it has had such in my …

Interview with Gabriel Estrada

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Gabriel Estrada Gómez was born in San José, Costa Rica, on August 8, 1998. He is one of the most well-known jugglers from his country. From an early age he has been characterized by his skills in juggling and other disciplines. His fame exploded when he began to perform with the Circo Hermanos Suarez, or …