Ibrahim Rahman, better known as IBS, gives us Basement Session #1. Stellar!
Great new video from Duncan Crew Singapore’s Fajar Siddiq.
Yomega‘s got a new aluminum contest-grade yoyo called the Glide, and it’s available now. Early reviews have been favorable, and the plaid (!?) colorway they released sold out immediately. They only seem to be available direct from Yomega’s website, so head over and check it out. Price is $90 – $100, depending on the finish.
Weight: 70 grams
Diameter: 55.56 mm (2 3/16″)
Width: 41.28 mm (1 10/16″)
Bearing: C-Size, Dif-e-Yo KonKave
Stellar video from CLYW player Alec Campbell…this is how it’s done! This video also marks Alec’s one-year anniversary on the CLYW team. Congratulations, Alec!
YoYoFactory demonstrator Ann Connolly had a great appearance on Australian television..well worth a look!
YoYoFactory presents the 2nd wave of Champions Collection signature model yoyos. They’ve put together a great range of Yo-Yos, from the bright pink Paul Han ONEstar to the silky matte black Miguel Correa Genesis+. They have new, original models like the machined plastic Severe for Tyler Severance, Harold Owen III’s H.O.T.or the game changing Shu Takada Loop1080. They’ve even brought on a new twist on a classic with the Victor Gravitsky Protostar, as well as a new yo-yo with an old friend, the Proton with Kentaro Kimura.
Check out YoYoFactory’s individual posts of each model for the full story on each model, plus specs and detailed photos. Expect the YoYoFactory Champions Collection to hit YoYoExpert around the 1st week of December!
The International Juggler’s Association has announced the dates and opened registration info for their 2013 festival. To be held in Bowling Green, Ohio, the 2013 festival will be July 15th – 21st on the campus of Bowling Green State University. Festival packages start at $119/person for under 18, and $169/person for 18 and older, and there are also special workshops available with Steven Ragatz (Cirque du Soleil) and Jay Gilligan (University of Dance & Circus, Stockholm) for an additional fee.
Bowling Green, Ohio is located 80 miles south of Detroit and 120 miles west of Cleveland. Low-cost dorm housing is available, starting at $30/day for a shared room.
The IJA Festival is a full week of workshop, shows, special guest performances, informal teaching sessions, games, and hundreds of people throwing stuff at and around each other. If you’ve never been, it’s a fantastic trip for anyone interested in any kind of skill toys or object manipulation.
Visit the IJA festival page for more details.