Big congrats to Remy Baskin on joining the SF YoYos team! PNWR was his first official outing for the company, and it was great to see him on stage being awesome with a new sponsor. Congrats to SF on a great pickup, and to Remy on a sweet new sponsor!
Doc Pop presents another episode of his vlog, PopCast, and this one features….me! Which is super weird for me to post but people seem to be digging it so I figured I would share. Enjoy this conversation that Doc and I had at 3 am after being up for 48 hours straight.
mowl consistently creates some of the absolute best videos, and their latest is no exception. Featuring mowl Ambassador Chip and filmed in Barcelona, this short clip showcases all the creativity mowl is known for.
Yoyo used is the mowl Obsession.
Music is NSFW.
The 2019 Pacific Northwest Regionals was another amazing event, once again setting the tone for the US contest season to come. Check out full results and videos of the winners in all divisions.
1st Place – Keiran Cooper
1st Place – Hans Yim
1st Place – Elijah Tan
1st Place – Zac Rubino
1st Place – Jared Marcus
Novice Open Division
1st Place – Raymond Lien
The YoYoFactory crew was in and out of PNWR, fresh off the heels of the International Toy Fair in NYC, but Ben still managed to find time to shoot enough for a sweet trick showcase video. Awesome!
The 2019 contest season is in full swing around the world, and as usual all eyes are on Japan to see who will be advancing to Japan Nationals and finally to the 2019 World YoYo Contest. Check out full results from the Central Japan Regionals, along with video of the winners!
1A Division Champion – Ryuichi Nakamura
2A Division Champion – Takuma Yamamoto
3A Division Champion – Minato Furuta
4A Division Champion – Ryo Oishi
5A Division Champion – Shigehiro Yamada
The always amazing folks at Kuma Films have created another instant classic, this time with World YoYo Champion Shu Takada! Filmed in Japan, Kuma Films showcases one of the best members of our weird little sport with impeccable quality video and beautiful cinematography.
Be sure to subscribe to them on YouTube, and check out the rest of their channel for a TON of great skill toy videos.
C3’s newest release is a getting a lot of love from C3 fans. The combination of a comfy organic shape with bi-metal power and stability is pretty fun, and now we’ve got a new video showing it off from up-and-coming Hong Kong player William Chow.
Yoyo used is the C3yoyodesign Astrea.
Joe Wilson drops in to show off new colors for the upcoming Komodo release from Recess, and remind everyone that he’s got style and trick density to spare. Good stuff from a good dude!
YoYo used is the Recess Komodo.
Scales Collective dropped a new video of the whole damn gang, filmed during Virginia States. Tricks were performed, Cookout was consumed, good times were had by all.
World YoYo Champion Evan Nagao shows off his latest signature model, the Monster Edge! This ultra-wide model calls back to the first YoYoFactory that Evan used to start making a name for himself on the contest scene, but with stylings of his new Edge signature series. Awesome!
YoYo used is the YoYoFactory Monster Edge.
C3yoyodesign is on a roll! In addition to the 2019 Speedaholic announcement, we have our first look at their newest bi-metal, the Astrea. This new contest-ready throw was designed with inspiration from the Bastet, Radius, Atomic Crash, and Fingerspin and it looks awesome. Check out the specs and a killer new video of Peter Pong below, and then head over to C3’s Facebook page for the full story of the development.
C3yoyodesign Astraea Specs:
Body: Shining Body Finish
Weight: 66.2 grams
Diameter: 56.18 mm
Width 43.2 mm
Response: C3 Purple Pad
Axle: 8 mm Titanium
A-RT dropped a new video for Michael Kurti and it’s everything you hoped for. Amazing play from Chef Kurti, non-sequiturs, Sunshine Jimmy, the vague sense that the temperature is unbearably low, a stylish garage, heavy sighs, and clogging.
Yoyo used is the Good Life Gully.