The Czech Republic has a lot of great food, great beer, and great yoyo contests. Check out the winners of the recent Rakovnicky YoYo Contest!
Czech National Champion Petr Kavka shows off his latest signature yoyo in this gorgeous new video filmed in Prague, the yoyo capital of Europe. Amazing!
Yoyo used is the Advance Scout by CLYW.
Check this video from an up-and-coming player in Brunei, Aqilul Mustaqim! He’s got a solid foundation here, and we’re looking forward to seeing what else comes out of this new scene.
Yoyo used is the Torque by Duncan Toys.
Five-time Malaysian National YoYo Champion Ewin Ee visited Vietnam to hang out with some friends and get a look at their quickly growing yoyo scene. The scene in Vietnam has been very much on the upswing these past couple of years, and the talent is growing quickly. I think we can expect to see some top players coming out of Ho Chi Minh City really soon!
NoLimit YoYo has released another quick promotional video for their metal yoyo, the Vinci, featuring Polish yoyo player Marcin Drzewiecki. Another really slick promo video from NoLimit!
New Double Dragon tricks from Hungary! Check out this great Tethered Dragon trick dump from Gabor Kocsis…lots of great concepts for you to work on.
The 2015 Pacific Northwest Regionals was held this past weekend, and the level of talent at this event was intense! All of the players in the Top 10 were fantastic, but ultimately CLYW player Michael Kurti took home the top honors in the 1A Division. Check out the winning freestyles and full results below. (Players highlighted in yellow are the highest placing from the Pacific Northwest Region, and are seeded to Finals at the 2015 US National YoYo Contest. Players whose names are in red on the final scoring sheets are seeded to semi-finals at US Nationals.)
1st Place – Michael Kurti (CLYW) – 90.9
2nd Place – Zach Gormley (CLYW) – 90.7
3rd Place – Eric Koloski (YoYoFactory) – 88.8
4th Place – Nate Dailey (Chico YoYo Company) – 87.7
5th Place – Michael Nakamura (sOMEThING) – 87.2
6th Place – Colin Beckford (Duncan Toys) – 80.9
7th Place – Luckey Yulin Li (King Yo Star) – 78.9
8th Place – Harrison Lee (CLYW) – 78.7
9th Place – Patrick Canny (YoYoFactory) – 78.5
[highlight color=”yellow”]10th Place – Odon Alberto Jr. – 74.5[/highlight]
11th Place – Matthew Poon – 71.7
12th Place – Michael Marshall (GSquared) – 71.2
13th Place – Noah Bachofen – 68.1
14th Place – Ken Luo – 67.7
15th Place – Paul Dang (One Drop) – 67.4
16th Place – Ethan Cheung – 65.2
17th Place – Nehemiah Peterson (Werrd) – 64.9
18th Place – Angelo Aguirre (GeneralYo) – 64.6
19th Place – Skyler Routon (Chico YoYo Company) – 64.4
20th Place – Lake Steppan – 60.9
21st Place – Aaron Bendich – 60.4
22nd Place – Kyle Hedges (Monkeyfinger) – 58.6
23rd Place – Zack Lin – 58.5
24th Place – Ibrahim Rahman (YoYoFactory) – 58.2
25th Place – JT Nickel (One Drop) – 54.7
26th Place – Stephanie Haight (YoYoJam) – 51.1
27th Place – Joey Montoya – 50.8
28th Place – David Ung (YoYoFactory) – 44.7
[highlight color=”yellow”]1st Place – Jordan Sambueno – 76.3[/highlight]
2nd Place – Hugh Higinbotham – 65.0
3rd Place – Alex Kim – 0.2
[highlight color=”yellow”]1st Place – Ken Luo – 79.5[/highlight]
2nd Place – Colin Beckford – 78.2
3rd Place – Elijah Tan – 72.0
4th Place – Mason DeVriend – 44.0
5th Place – Keiran Cooper – 15.9
1st Place – Michael Nakamura (sOMEThING) – 93.2
[highlight color=”yellow”]2nd Place – Trivet Sembel – 79.3[/highlight]
3rd Place – Steven Yok Wai Lee – 78.3
4th Place – Nate Dailey (Chico YoYo Company) – 71.9
5th Place – Noah Bachofen – 71.6
6th Place – Jeremy McKay (King Yo Star) – 70.3
7th Place – Harrison Lee (CLYW) – 61.1
8th Place – Matthew Poon – 46.7
9th Place – Rick Cobb – 38.2
10th Place – Keiran Cooper – 35.9
11th Place – Anthony Martinez – 43.9
12th Place – Nehemiah Peterson (Werrd) – 34.4
[highlight color=”yellow”]1st Place – Kyle Hedges (Monkeyfinger) – 88.0[/highlight]
2nd Place – Patrick Canny (YoYoFactory) – 81.1
3rd Place – Boming Wang – 80.2
4th Place – Michael Kurti (CLYW) – 76.8
5th Place – Michael Marshall (GSquared) – 74.5
6th Place – Robbie Graham – 60.2
7th Place – Luke Reinert – 57.4
8th Place – Mason DeVriend – 50.8
9th Place – Aaron Bendich – 40.5
The yoyo scene in Malaysia just never quits! Check out some quality business from YoYoSkeel, featuring Aliff Haikal, Rafeq Aziz, Hazim Zaini, and Syamel Asri.
Our friends at Slusny filmed some yoyo tricks after dinner and drinks in a Czech town called Kašperské Hory. Looks like everyone had a blast and holy hell David Kreibich has a crazy banger at 1:48!
Featuring Matous Tomes, Ann Connolly, Tony Sec, Petr Kavka, David Kreibich, Honza Bui, Tomas Bubak, Honza Bubak, Jan Novotny, and Vashek Kroutil.
Mike Montgomery (who I shall henceforth refer to as MikeMont) dropped a new video with some nice tricks. That Figure 8 variation at 0:36 is pretty sweet!
Yoyo used is the Monkeyfinger Caesar.
Adam Brewster loves making those moody videos with damn good tricks, doesn’t he?
Yoyo used is the CLYW Yeti.
Honza Bui, dropping bombs! The very first trick in this video is baller, and it just gets better from there.
Yoyo used is the Yomega Prodigy.
Cardistry champion Jaspas Deck released a new episode of his web series, and in this episode he’s hanging out at Spinworkx and getting yoyo lessons from World YoYo Champion Marcus Koh! Sweet!