There are few yoyo contests in the world that are more consistently fun and awesome than 44Festa. It’s a chance for some of the best players in Japan to relax a little and get silly, and as we all know that’s often when some of the coolest stuff happens. Check out Fist Salud’s massive trick dump from 44Festa vol. 22!
From the beginning, Nehemiah Peterson’s “Tech Creators” project has been a mixed bag of videos, general confusion, and people arguing on Facebook about what “tech” means. Which is pretty typical of just about any yoyo-related anything that gets launched, so by all of our normal measurements that means it’s doing pretty well, lol. But Nehemiah wanted to clear the air a bit about what the project means and where it’s heading, and this video does a pretty decent job of that. Sound off in the comments with your thoughts!
Check out this crazy good trick dump video from Shion Araya and Yoshihiro Abe. We love watching these guys play! There are so many great ideas in here…settle in and get some inspiration.
Justin Weber hit Washington, D.C. just in time for all the cherry blossoms to bloom! Check out some fun tricks from one of those players that everyone just universally adores.
Ryosuke Kawamura brings us another gifted member of the Japanese yoyo scene, Yuto Shishido! This guy has some absolutely savage tricks, nice style, and all the makings of another champion. Keep an eye on him.
Yoyo used is the CLYW Orca.
C3yoyodesign brings us another gorgeous product video, this one for their new offstring signature model! Chinese team member Yuan Jia Jun rocks through some nice 4A play…this guy is great!
Yoyo used is the C3yoyodesign Contrail.
In this week’s Vlog Cabin from CLYW, Aaron Davis gives up some pretty helpful information about filming yoyo videos. It’s not a definitive primer, but combine that with our post about yoyo videography and you should be in a pretty good position to start upping your game!
Yoyo used is the CLYW Peak 2.
(And here’s the finished video!)
Congratulations to Berlin yoyo player Dario Krakowski on getting picked up by iYoYo! Dario has only been playing for two years, but he’s picked up a crazy amount of skill in such a short time. Congrats to iYoYo and Dario!
Yoyo used is the iYoYo Hidra.
I have no idea what the video title means, but the video itself means we get a minute of play from Keiran Cooper, Michael Ferdico, and Daniel Kim so that’s good.
World YoYo Champion Marcus Koh shows off his clean, ultra-fast tricks and gives some background information on his latest bi-metal yoyo release in this new video. Always nice to get some backstory on the development of a new yoyo from a champ like Marcus!
Yoyo used is the Throw Revolution Zephyr II.
Video is up from the 2017 Hamamatsu YoYo Contest, better known as HamaCon, yet another amazing contest in Japan that brings out some of the absolute best talent on the island!
Check out video of the winners below, and head over to YoYoVideoArchive to check out a TON more amazing freestyles from the event.
1A Champion – Ryuichi Nakamura
2A Champion – Shu Takada
X Division Champion – Rei Iwakura
Team Division Champions – Ishihara Dai Circus
Yuto Shishido blazes through some absolutely beautifully constructed tricks in his new video. This guy is just amazing!
Yoyo used is the CLYW Dune.
Igor Galiev is like the Fugazi of yoyo players. You always think you know what’s coming but then as soon as you have a grip on the flow, he surprises you. We love watching this guy play.
Yoyo used is the YoYoFactory Dogma.
Ryan Gee throws down his signature blend of weird and lovely 5A tricks in his latest video for YoYofficer.
Yoyo used is the Yoyofficer Yacare.