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johnm

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Big circus tops
« on: February 16, 2011, 07:01:14 AM »

As long as the thread is 'grande' tops, here's some from Flickr.  I wonder if he boomeranged these--if so it may be some kind of record.  In some of the circus videos we've seen earlier, the larger tops are thrown to the floor and skyrocketed to the hand. 

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http://www.flickr.com/photos/lightbandit/5337832818/in/set-72157625654098633/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lightbandit/5337215829/in/set-72157625654098633/


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Re: Big circus tops
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2011, 05:32:37 PM »

Those tops remind me a lot the act from Gerardo Jimenez, a.k.a. "El Rey del Trompo" or "Mr. Trompo":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfqypOW-HM0

so I imagine he does boomerang them!

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Re: Big circus tops
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2011, 10:33:03 PM »

The first related video on youtube is another spintop circus act by Oscar Portugal:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mIpehftsoBY

He basically milks the same trick over an over, a trapeze throw, but at least it is pretty spectacular.
I have the feeling that I could ran away with the circus if I wanted . . .  ;D
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Re: Big circus tops
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2011, 06:47:23 AM »

I have the feeling that I could ran away with the circus if I wanted . . .  ;D

Maybe you and Mike could do walk-on performances at these shows as part of your Central and South American spintop tours. 8)
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