The Tossing Testros

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The juggling pair The Tossing Testros had one of the best shows of the first decade of the 20th century in Australia, and one of its members was considered “the best Australian juggler ever produced.” This was stated by the Truth newspaper, in its edition of Saturday, March 25, 1916. The Tossing Testros was a …

Interview with Ónodi Bence

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) If you’re not a fan of JugglingRecords, the name Ónodi Bence probably wouldn’t have sounded familiar to you until a few days ago when he changed the world of juggling world records. Ónodi broke Ofek Snir’s previously unbeatable world record of five balls. The record, which was in 2h41m27s, now marks a time of …

Juggling Kids – Part IV

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) In the fourth part of the Juggling Kids series, I will show you two young people from different cultures, but with great talent blossoming. The objective of these articles is to introduce future jugglers and support them in their artistic careers. If you haven’t read any of the three parts you can see them …

Strongman Jugglers Markus and Valentin Dikul – A Video Compilation

(日本語はこちら) Strongman juggling, also known as power juggling, has roots in the early to mid-1800s, when jugglers such as Medua and Mooty Samme and their student Karl Rappo juggled heavy objects as part of their acts. Juggling superstar Paul Cinquevalli displayed tricks with a cannon ball at the turn of the twentieth century. The genre perhaps reached its pinnacle in …

Gus Raglus

(日本語はこちら) If you’ve heard of the juggler Gus Raglus, I would be very, very surprised. I had barely come across his name in my forty years as a juggler and decade as a juggling historian. Gus Raglus was born Charles Hughes on November 10, 1883 at No. 9 Fox and Grapes Yard, Kirkgate, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, where his parents, John …

Jugglers in Their Childhood – Part I

(Haz clic aquí para español.) (日本語はこちら) Are you able to recognize these jugglers just by seeing what they were like in their childhood? In this article, which is different from the ones I do on eJuggle, you will see what some jugglers were like in their early years and what they are like now. Important notice: the following images may …

9 Ukrainian Jugglers

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Perhaps, at some point, you have thought that some of the following jugglers on this list are Russian. It is a surprisingly common mistake, especially in Western countries, since Ukraine and Russia share history, culture, etc. To clarify this topic a bit, I wanted to make a compilation of 9 Ukrainian jugglers. Some are in …

Evolution of the Anthony Gatto Show

Anthony Gatto in Cirque Du Soleil.  (Haz clic aquí para español.) Anthony Commarota, known as Anthony Gatto, is considered the best juggler in history. He currently holds 9 world records, all of which were set between 1989 and 2011. His achievements and videos of him continue to inspire jugglers old and new. As a fan of Gatto, I wanted to …