Monkeyfinger team member Mike Montgomery (a.k.a. Mikemont Classic) drops some gems in this raw video of a late-night practice session. Good stuff!
Italian player Loris brings us some more great tricks, filmed while walking around Pescara, Italy.
Piotrek Smietana, one of the most celebrated and respected videographers in the yoyo scene, is working on a new documentary about our community, our industry, and the people who hold it together.
We Are Throwers will begin fundraising soon on Kickstarter to raise money for gear and travel for Piotrek and his crew to visit players and events around the world to truly document what it means to be a yoyo player in the modern age. Check out this amazing trailer, and we’ll be sure to update when their Kickstarter page is live!
Yoyofficer has a new promo video, featuring Russian team member Ilya Shaposhnikov. Good stuff!
Yoyo used is the YoYofficer Crayon.
Matyas Racek shows off some crazy good technical slack tricks in this new video and holy crap this guy is on. point. Amazing!
Yoyo used is the YoYoFactory Shu-Ta.
The results are in for the 2015 East Japan Regionals, B-Block. Check out full results and official video for all divisions!
1st Place – Ryota Ogi
2nd Place – Toru Miyazaki
3rd Place – Reiki Sekiya
4th Place – Daiki Tanaka
5th Place – Atsunori Tanimoto
1st Place – Hiraku Fujii
2nd Place – Yuro Yamashita
3rd Place – Yamato Fujiwara
1st Place – Tomoya Kurita
2nd Place – Yuuto Yamaguchi
3rd Place – Tsubasa Takada
1st Place – Futoshi Maruyama
2nd Place – Shunya Uesaki
3rd Place – Tsubasa Takada
1st Place – Yuuto Yamaguchi
2nd Place – Takafumi Endo
3rd Place – Masahiro Tsuburaya
Zach Gormley, melting your face off. Damn!
Yoyo used is the Advance Scout by CLYW.
Ed Haponik! ED HAPONIK!
There are few people in the yoyo community who are universally accepted by all as “good people”. The list is short, and Ed Haponik is easily at the top of it. Check out his latest love letter to yoyo play, and get inspired!
Yoyo used is the Tom Kuhn Silver Bullet 4.
2015 Florida State 5A Champion Noel Kunz is the subject of this documentary by Chris Lemus, a mass communications major and multimedia freelancer at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Check out the director’s description below, and enjoy this in-depth look at a mid-level yoyo player struggling for his first win.
This documentary follows Kunz’s preparation and shares candid thoughts about his previous competitions and how he manages his personal struggles with his professional career. It also includes interviews with people such as 7-time Philippine National Champion Sean Perez, world record holder John “Lucky” Meisenheimer, and even Kunz’s fiancee about him, his yo-yoing, and projections about what he needs to do to win leading up to the event.
We’ve got the new newness from Italy! Check out some crazy smooth tricks from Loris & Matteo, and then think about Riccardo Fraolini and join me in wondering what the hell is going on in Italy to give us such unique and excellent yoyo players.
HCYC takes birth in a boring Italian friday night from the minds of Loris and Matteo, two Italian players bonded by similar musical tastes and play style. The main goal of HCYC is to push trick design to the point where flow meets tech and vice versa , creating a whole new level of visual entertainment. Yoyo is a simple skill toy but also a way of life, capable of giving powerful emotions and omg are you seriously still reading this? Take a look at our video!
YoYoRecreation player Ryosuke Iwasawa took home 1st Place in the 1A Open division at the 2015 European YoYo Championship…so what better way to celebrate than with a top-quality video filmed in Krakow, Poland where the contest was held?
Stunning professional quality footage from YoYoRecreation, as always!
Jeffrey Pang brings us an absolute masterpiece of a contest recap video, with highlights from PNWR 2015, the Pacific Northwest Regionals.
Featuring tricks from Michael Kurti, Zach Gormley, JT Nickel, Harrison Lee, Doc Pop, Ibrahim Rahman, Paul Dang, Eric Koloski, and more.
YoYoJam team member Alexis JV has another tutorial for us, this one for A Star in Paris, a great trick that ends with a 5-point star that drops to an Eiffel Tower. As always, both left and right handed versions are available.
Yoyo used is the Phenom by YoYoJam.
Igor Korzhev and his friend Yuji are a couple of stylish mofos. Check out this great video, and when you are done oooohing and aaaahing over the tricks, take note of how good the lighting is for this video. For all you yoyo players shooting indoors, THIS is how your videos should look!
Yoyo used is the One Drop Rally.