IJA Tricks of the Month by Simón Huenuñir from Chile | Juggling Devil stick

My name is Simón Huenuñir Parada, from Valparaiso, Chile. The first time I played devilstick was about 8 years ago. In this video I tried to summarize what I have been working on in recent years and at the same time closing a process with my juggling. In the first and second part, tricks come from the mixture between the …

Fred and Annie Pelot

Fred Pelot is a juggler that very few modern jugglers have heard of. Fred was born July 24th, 1878 in Houston, Texas (USA). He grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana until his family moved to New York City when he was 8. At the age of 6, he started practicing acrobatics and messed around with juggling a bit. Fred Pelot, …

Remembering Todd Smith

The juggling community has lost one of its most popular members and prop makers, Todd Smith. His close friend Arthur Lewbel has been kind enough to write his obituary, found below. Following the obituary is a link to an old Juggler’s World article about Todd and a collection of remembrances compiled by David Cain from the juggling community. **** Todd …

Ancient Juggling Tombs – Part 1

(Haz clic aquí para español.) One of the oldest representations of juggling dates from 1994 – 1781 BC, in the tombs at Beni Hasan. Due to the time that has passed and the little documentation that there is in this regard, researching before Christ juggling is a never-ending job. These investigations require deepening in disciplines such as archaeology, history, anthropology. …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Lluvia Herrera from Mexico | Juggling Clubs

My name is Lluvia Herrera, born in Tamaulipas, Mexico. 7 years ago, the art of juggling came to me. Thanks to a group of friends I got closer to this discipline that I love so much. I learned a lot on my own and also attend workshops and conventions where I have learned further techniques for the development of my …

Hazel Bock Interview

Hazel Bock is a juggler and antipodist from Melbourne, Australia. She is a 2003 graduate of the National Institute of Circus Arts in Australia and has been performing full-time ever since. She was a medalist in the IJA’s IRC Oceania competitions in 2017 and 2018 and recently won the gold medal in the IJA’s 2020 Online Festival Individuals Championship. David …

Some photos of Firs Petrovich Zemtsev

(Haz clic aquí para español.) After writing the article about Russian juggler, circus director, and stunt actor, Fist Petrovich Zemtsev, which you can read by clicking here, I discovered some photos of Petrovich. The images are from Zemtsev’s shows with his wife Anna Zemtsev, and of the couple when they were in the traveling circus in 1946, when Firs arrived …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Lucas Gardezani from Brazil | Juggling Diabolo

Hey, I’m Lucas Gardezani Abduch from São Paulo, Brazil, based in Rio de Janeiro, where “EITA!” was filmed. I started doing diabolos in 2007 when my sister Natalya received a diabolo as a birthday gift and I fell in love with it. 3 years later, I went to my first juggling convention and bought 5 balls and a contact juggling …

Ask David – September 2020

Welcome to the new column for eJuggle, Ask David. In this column, you can ask me for my opinion, advice, or knowledge about anything juggling-related. In case you don’t know me and you’re wondering why you might want to know my thoughts, here’s a bit about me. I’ve been a professional juggler for 36 years and have performed over 15,000 …