Eduard Abert – Soviet Juggling Star Remembered

When jugglers think of Soviet-era Russian jugglers, names like Alexander Kiss, Sergei Ignatov, Evgeni Biljauer, and Gregory Popovich most often come to mind. However, there was another incredible juggler who was similarly talented. His name was Eduard Abert. Born in 1937, he was the founder of the Five Aberts, a very well-known Soviet juggling troupe that also included his wife, …

Big Apple Circus, Season 42

This year Big Apple Circus returns to Lincoln Center in Manhattan for an extended run, through February 2nd. The circus, unlike in years past, has no plans to take the show on the road after February. The traditional circus format remains the order of the day, with singing ringmaster Storm Marrero, clown Amy Gordon, and international acts of high skill …

Jugglevision – Episode 4

Presented by 2 Legends: Zak McAllister and Stephen Doutt Documentary on Tom Whitfield Felix Sürbe plays the Zomble game Highlights from EJC 2019, @everyone Zé Lima and Pedro Gouveia play the ‘Chicken Willy Game’ 2 box tutorials by Mike Moore and Lou Duncan Over 100 different Tricks Law breaking farts!!!  

Juggling Statues and Sculptures Around The World

Juggling can be difficult to portray in sculpture, as the props obviously must be connected to the juggler in some manner. Nevertheless, jugglers and juggling have been a popular subject of sculptures for a long time. The most famous juggler statue is undoubtedly that of Enrico Rastelli, located at his tomb in Bergamo, Italy. Enrico Rastelli Tomb Juggler Viktor Kee …

Odd Origins of Genres of Juggling

There are several types of juggling that were discovered by accident or have an origin that is particularly strange. Let’s look at four examples of juggling genres with such beginnings. Mouth Juggling Juggling table tennis balls with the mouth is a fairly well-known form of juggling. This skill of mouth juggling has actually been invented twice. The skill was originally …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Ricardo Fallas from Costa Rica / Diabolo

My name is Ricardo Fallas. I live in Costa Rica and I’m 27 years old. Here you can find some tricks I’ve been working on in recent days. First that all, I want to thank my family and friends who has inspired me day by day to practice this discipline. Now diabolo is an important part of my life. Also …

Gumball by Wes Peden

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Gumball is 60 minutes of Wes pushing his dyslexic brain and donut filled body to the max to do tricks that will still be cool when Kanye is president. Many have said that the video looks like what would happen if a trapezoid and a hover board had a baby and read it bedtime stories about siteswap.

2 years in the making
60 minutes of juggling
Includes audio commentary track
609 tricks
407 hours of trick creation
209 hours of filming
344 hours of editing
3 sunburns
287 dollars of uber rides
1 cactus

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Manuel Alvarez: A Photo and Video Collection

Manuel Alvarez was born in Seville, Spain in 1955 into a long time circus family. In 1980, he debuted an act that includes amazing kick ups with 3 and 4 clubs, 5 and 7 rings, up to 4 boomerangs, up to 4 ping pong balls with the mouth, and up to 7 boomerang plates, which he was the first to …