Juggling World Records 2020

(Haz clic aquí para español.) The year 2020 gives us incredible surprises. Jugglers have gotten used to juggling in virtuality. Despite the confinement at home, our community keeps juggling actively through videos, conversations, and virtual workshops. The pandemic period gave us amazing juggling world records. The following list is about the records uploaded to the internet from January 2020 to …

IJA Tricks of the Month by Ignacio Sandoval from Chile | Juggling clubs

My name is Ignacio Sandoval and I live on the south side of the Bio Bio river in Lota, Chile. I started juggling in 2010, that is, 10 years ago. Juggling at the beginning was more than a game and although it does not stop being so, later on I understood the importance that it has had such in my …

The History of Comedy Juggling

The one subject that I have most often been asked about during the last few months is the origins of comedy juggling. I will begin by saying that it is next to impossible to say who the first comedy juggler was. Thus, I will not attempt to give an inadequate answer to that question. Instead, I will share what I’ve …

Interview with Gabriel Estrada

(Haz clic aquí para español.) Gabriel Estrada Gómez was born in San José, Costa Rica, on August 8, 1998. He is one of the most well-known jugglers from his country. From an early age he has been characterized by his skills in juggling and other disciplines. His fame exploded when he began to perform with the Circo Hermanos Suarez, or …

Object Episodes 2

Object Episodes is the document of a 13 hour long discussion between Jay Gilligan and Erik Åberg about the past, present, and future of juggling. The recording session was done in one take and each episode brings a new chapter to the conversation. Feedback and thoughts can be sent to objectepisodes@gmail.com along with reflections, suggestions, and responses. See also Episode 1. Also …

Conversation with a virtual juggler

  View this post on Instagram   guruguruguruguru 100days of Virtual performance 18/100 #juggling A post shared by Vjuggler Mitama Sakumaru (@virtual_juggler390) on Oct 7, 2020 at 8:37pm PDT   (Haz clic aquí para español.) In the world of juggling there are different ways to experience this wonderful art. In my years of research and training, I have been able to …

From The Archives – Video Highlights of 25 Juggling Icons

For the IJA 2020 Online Festival, I was asked to create something for Movie Night. I decided to keep with what I know and created a curated collection of video clips of jugglers listed in the Masters section of the book that my brother Scott and I recently wrote – 200 Jugglers Every Juggler Should Know. The book opens with …

What’s inside a juggler’s backpack? Part 3

(Haz clic aquí para español.) This is the third part of the series What’s Inside a Juggler’s Backpack? It is about knowing in depth the objects that jugglers carry in their backpacks. You can read the second part here, and the first part here. I am surprised by the large luggage that various artists carry to their long training days. …