Ann Connolly gets super in-depth about the YoYoFactory Velocity, her pick for best starter yoyo ever! This is a great video to point someone to if they’re just getting interested in yoyoing and trying to sort through the hundreds of options. And then you can point them to YoYoExpert to pick up their own YoYoFactory Velocity yoyo!
Archives for July 2017
Professional YoYo Performer, Super Dad, A+ Husband, and all-around excellent human being John Higby performed on the newest iteration of ABC’s The Gong Show the other night! As usual, John wowed the audience, the judges, and even the host Tommy Maitland.
As is tradition with John, he painted a custom one-of-a-kind yoyo for the host. Tommy loved it!
Bao Duy throws down some pretty solid tricks in this quick feature video from Tech Creators. Shot by Yoel Matthew, who also created the new logo. We like it!
Yoyo used is the Duncan Orbital.
A bunch of nice guys from a bunch of tiny lil’ companies all got together, and there were GOATS. How could you possibly miss out on watching that?
Featuring talented folks from OhYesYo, SeoulStringCo., and Freshly Dirty.
Shingo Terada just dropped a new video to promote his Candy Dice counterweights, and it’s loaded with crazy good 5A play! Check out fresh tricks from Daigo Komiya, Takafumi Endo, Kazuma Miyakawa, and Bryan Jardin.
Ernest Kahn delivers this week’s Cabin Tutorial from CLYW! A fresh trick every week from this crew is pure gold, and this week’s is no different. Ernest is always good for something fun and smooth, and this week we get another repeater!
Yoyo used is the CLYW Igloo.
Hajime Miura, the 2016 World YoYo Champion in the 3A division, just wants to let you know that he’s gonna be the 2017 World YoYo Champion in the 4A division. Daaaaaamn.
Yoyo used is the Something Jet Set EC.
Tech Creators brings us a great trick dump from One Drop player JT Nickel. There’s a load of great tricks and concepts in here…dig in and start working on your favorites!
Yoyo used is the One Drop x Static Parlay.
This week’s Cabin Tutorial features a sweet trick from Gray Johnson. Good stuff!
Yoyo used is the CLYW Manatee.
One Drop team member Will Prater enlisted new team member Nehemiah Peterson to shoot this quick, solid video at PNWR. Nice work!
Yoyo used is the One Drop Kraken.
Ayumu Harada is one of the strongest contenders in Japan right now, and the past couple of years have seen him steadily climb the ranks in Japanese contests, some of the toughest in the world. A win at this year’s East Japan B-Block contest led to a 6th Place finish in the 1A Division at Japan Nationals, and leaves him at the top of the contender list for the 2017 World YoYo Contest. This new video showcases the talent and hard work that got him here, and give us a taste of what we’ll see from him at Worlds 2017.
Yoyo used is the CLYW Blizzard.
Canadian part-time superhero Alexis JV delivers another stunning video. We’re completely in love with this guy’s tricks, and he remains one of the most creative and original players on the scene.
If Abe, John-Bot, Drew Tetz, and Seth Peterson aren’t some of your favorite yoyo players ever, you might be doing it wrong. Take a look back at 2010 with this classic video from the most illustrious and mysterious team (yes, more mysterious than Team Mysterious Raccoon, even) in the history of Midwestern yoyoing.
Yoyos used are all out of production, sorry. Life moves fast.
Music is NSFW.
Check out Recess Intl. team member Kazuki Morii, putting in some work with his new signature edition First Base! A whole new wave of Fruit Edition First Base yoyos are available now…pick up your favorite at YoYoExpert!