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. …

100 Days, 100 Tricks

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Few jugglers managed to complete the 100tricksjugglingchallenge. The challenge was to record 100 tricks or juggling sequences. They can be published days in a row or not; the continuity of the recording days depends on the juggler, his time and discipline. Many artists have only managed to record up to 60 tricks; others abandoned it …

Phil La Toska – The Talkative Juggler

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Phil’s life is a mystery. Historical records give us little detail about La Toska. As a vaudeville performer, the name “The Talkative Juggler” appears on various billboards. The little information that I was able to obtain shows us the feats that he had in his artistic career. If you know any details of Phil’s life, …

Interview with Grygoriy Lovygin

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Grygoriy Lovygin, known as the “King of Pirouettes” on Instagram, is an Eastern European artist. With his 4 minute show, Lovygin has conquered more than 30 countries, performing in circuses, on television, private events, and other venues. He continues to create complex juggling routines, and raise his technical skills. Where are you from? I was …

Florrie Rhodesia – Society’s Juggler Lady

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Florrie was one of those jugglers who could pull off the most difficult and most impressive tricks of the 20th century. She brought together several disciplines in the same show, which forced her to spend more than 12 hours a day perfecting each routine. Unfortunately, the press of the time focused more on her beauty …

Juggling during wartime in Nicaragua: Benjamin Linder

(Haz clic aquí para español.) His weapons at the time of the mortal chapter were his dreams of having electricity for everyone. He was armed with three white clubs, some juggling balls, and a unicycle that rode strongly between rural trails. Ben Linder, the utopian juggler and engineer was inspired to work for the good of the community, without distinctions …

Scott Sorensen Interview

Scott Sorensen has been a well-known figure in the juggling community since the 1980s. He turned 50 years old recently but still continues to push the boundaries of technical juggling. David Cain had the opportunity to talk to Scott about his journey as a juggler. DC: Can you tell our readers a bit about yourself apart from juggling? (Family, hobbies, …