Videos and Photos of Alberto Sforzi

Imagine taking elements of the greatest juggling tricks of all time performed by other jugglers, and combining them together into one act. This is the legacy of Alberto Sforzi. He was born in 1942 in Italy to a circus family. Alberto Sforzi trained six hours per day throughout his career. This allowed him to develop one of the most technically …

The Man Chased by the Wheels

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Erick González wakes up every day at 8:00 am to prepare his daughter and take her to her grandparents’ house so that they can take care of her, while he and his wife go to work. His workday, juggling at traffic lights, is three hours a day, since his body, after suffering a serious accident, …

Object Episodes 13

Object Episodes is an ongoing discussion between Jay Gilligan and Erik Åberg about the past, present, and future of juggling. These recordings are evidence of one long form dialogue which took place during 24 consecutive hours, split into two sessions. Each episode brings a new chapter to the conversation. Juggling is examined as a community, culture, art form, activity, concept, …

40 Years of Change in the Juggling World – Part 2

The year 2022 marks my 40th year as a juggler. I don’t feel super old most of the time. My kids are still teenagers, at least for a little while longer. At 52, I’m firmly in the “middle aged” category. Yet the juggling world I’ve been a part of for the past four decades has changed so incredibly much that …

Juggling Kids – Part III

(Haz clic aquí para español.) In the third part of this series, we will read the stories of two jugglers of the new generation who, due to their amazing feats at a relatively young age, have attracted the attention of more experienced artists who have shared their videos on different digital platforms. You can read the first part of the …

40 Years Of Change In The Juggling World – Part 1

The year 2022 marks my 40th year as a juggler. I don’t feel super old most of the time. My kids are still teenagers, at least for a little while longer. At 52, I’m firmly in the “middle aged” category. Yet the juggling world I’ve been a part of for the past four decades has changed so incredibly much that …

Old School Hat Juggling: 1900 – 1950

Hat juggling was extremely popular in the late 1800s and early 1900s. I’ve already written eJuggle articles about the art of hat spinning and boomerang hats and about the originator of the “dancing hats” routine, Paul La Croix. These were all popular hat juggling styles at the turn of the century. There were lots of other types of hat manipulation …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Valentin Lopez from Argentina | Juggling Clubs

Hello, my name is Valentin Lopez. I’m from Buenos Aires, Argentina and I began juggling 3 years ago. The video was recorded in La Plata Buenos Aires. Song: freaks, surf curse Hola me llamo Valentin Lopez. de Buenos Aires argentina. Malabareo hace 3 años, el video fue grabado en la plata buenos aires. Cancion: freaks,surf curse Dedicación: Sebastian varino, Luz …

Elvira Madigan, Juggler and Equilibrist

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Her real name was Hedvig Antoinette Isabella Eleonore Jensen. She was born on December 4, 1867, in the parish of Sankt Maria in Flensburg, of the former Kingdom of Prussia. Her mother, Laura Madigan (her birth name Eleonora Cecilie Christine Marie Olsen) and her father Frederik Peter Jensen, were circus performers, so they taught Elvira …