If you’ve been following along on Facebook you would know that 2011 World YoYo Champion Marcus Koh is starting up his own company called Throw Revolution. Today he released a teaser trailer for his first yoyo, the Vertex! I got a chance to take a peek at one of these at US Nationals and the quality is top notch. Available worldwide on October 15th, check out pics and specs of the Vertex below.
Archives for September 2015
Harrison Lee brings us another great contest recap video, this one for the Hong Kong YoYo Contest. One minute of “wish you were here” from everyone’s favorite micro Canadian.
More new tricks from Chris Makita! Chris is one of the most unsung players of the modern era, and every video of his is pure gold. Enjoy.
Yoyo used is the new Duncan Freehand.
This one comes to us all the was from Jordan! Check out some tricks from Mohaned Abo Salah, Ahmed Nidal, and Haitham Al Halabi. And like their team page on Facebook, YoYo Jordan, to keep up with this young group of players.
All the way from Russia, here’s a minute worth of the good stuff from Yuji!
Yoyo used is the Summit by One Drop x CLYW.
Looks like James Reed is kicking off his Axis company with the good practice of well-shot yoyo tutorial videos. Should all yoyo manufacturers be doing this? Yes, yes they should.
Yoyo used is the Axis Pulsefire.
We’ve got the video of the winners from the 2015 US National YoYo Contest! All the rest of the contestants will be uploading soon…subscribe to YoYoNews on YouTube to catch them all.
1st Place – Gentry Stein
2nd Place – Andrew Maider
3rd Place – Nate Dailey
4th Place – Michael Kurti
5th Place – Evan Nagao
1st Place – Grant Johnson
2nd Place – Connor Scholten
3rd Place – Tyler Hsieh
1st Place – Alex Hattori
2nd Place – Elliot Ogawa
3rd Place – Donald Hodgkinson
1st Place – Philip White
2nd Place – Michael Nakamura
3rd Place – Zac Rubino
1st Place – Jake Elliott
2nd Place – John Wolfe
3rd Place – Chase Baxter
John Ando is one of the most influential players of the modern yoyo era and if you don’t know why, this video should clear it up. His unique trick construction showcases the very best of the modern era…truly unique moves and transitions that catch your eye immediately and on closer inspection are simple enough that you can’t imagine why you didn’t think of them yourself. His form and technique are flawless, and it’s no wonder that top level players all over the world cite Ando as a major influence on their play.
Yoyo used is the YoYoFactory Genesis.
The next generation of talent took to the stage this morning at the 2015 US National YoYo Contest, and it’s a great look at the champions of tomorrow! Check out full results and scoring breakdowns below.
1A Sport Division
2A Sport Division
3A Sport Division
4A Sport Division
5A Sport Division