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Videos / Video of William! (from WJF)
« on: February 20, 2006, 09:10:56 PM »
Yeah, well, I guess that's what you get when non diaboloists put up videos of diabolo.  Sure, being able to do six jump rope jumps under a diabolo is pretty cool, but it won't be what experienced diaboloists are looking for... Oh well.

Mike Webster

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Community & Events / WJF Diabolo RoXXed
« on: January 01, 2006, 05:26:50 PM »
I don't think the shows have even been put together yet.  What time were they last year?

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Community & Events / WJF Diabolo RoXXed
« on: December 27, 2005, 07:54:53 PM »
I'm not sure if the diabolo scoring system was reworked, but I know the other scoring systems were changed.  One difference from this year's judging to last year's was the judges, none of them were diaboloists.  Oh well, if I had to place them in an order from first to fourth, I would have place the competitors at the same places.

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Community & Events / WJF Diabolo RoXXed
« on: December 23, 2005, 01:48:21 PM »
I didn't realise Norbi aalready mad a couple of posts about the diabolo scene at the WJF.  Well, there's a few of William's tricks (or those from other diaboloists) in the WJF convention clips at www.thewjf.com

Oh, there's a trick from Tempe too.

Mike Webster

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Community & Events / WJF Diabolo RoXXed
« on: December 21, 2005, 02:20:22 PM »
OK, I just got back from the WJF.  I know everyone thought that the Diabolo competition would be just Norbi and Yabe, but it wasn't.

The competition started with Norbi, who did pretty well.  He seems to have gotten a lot better (at least from what I can tell from his vids.)

Then a Japanese juggler (living in England) named Tempe was up.  He did some pretty nice stuff.  The highlights of this were in his excaliber section where he did a double genocide, a genocide to somehow bringing the handsticks behind his back or something, and a triple genocide!

Then Yabe was up.  If you've seen his IJA routine from this year, you've seen his WJF routine.  Unfortunately I think there were more drops.....

Then there was a diaboloist from (I believe) Taiwan named William.  Basically, he would have owned at the IJA.  It was weird because he had quite a few poses and went along with the music pretty well.  But he was fantastic.  He had no drops, creative excaliber shtuffff, a few MFP tricks, and a ton of energy.  He did some REALLY fast one diabolo stuff.  

The competion rocked.  Here is the official order:

4. Norbi
3. Tempe
2. Yabe
1. William

I don't know the scores.  Norbi, feel free to fill in any more details or correct me when you get back home.

Mike Webster

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Community & Events / WJF 2005. Who's going?
« on: October 19, 2005, 11:36:26 PM »
I'm going.  I was thinking about competing in something like beginner rings, but decided just to go hang out and have a good time.  Norbi, I can't wait to meet you.  I can't wait to see so many people and such awesome juggling.

Mike Webster.

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Tricks / Re: I just learnt to... (2005)
« on: October 19, 2005, 11:31:56 PM »
Gosh, CM you make me so jelous.  But it's cool.  Watching you be good at juggling and all your sweet stuff with diabolo is awesome.  

Unfortunately I've gotten away from the world of diabolo.  If I get a Finesse and better handsticks at SIRCUS or WJF I'll probobly get back into it.

Keep it up everyone.

Mike Webster

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Community & Events / Who's going to the WJF?
« on: August 17, 2005, 05:27:34 PM »
I'm going with some of my family.

Norbi: I can't wait to see your rings stuff in competition.  I am thinking about beginner rings but I'm afriad no one else will try and I'm not good enough for the next level.  Which competition are you doing?

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Videos / A Random Video
« on: August 17, 2005, 04:25:57 PM »
Very French also, nice work.

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Videos / Another video from the Cleveland Jugglers
« on: July 14, 2005, 10:52:31 PM »
Whoo hoo. On the internet.
I guess it isn't too big a deal.  I can't wait for IJA.

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Gear / Sticky diabolo?
« on: July 10, 2005, 11:28:42 PM »
I know it's not the string because it is brand new.  Is there some way that I can fix it without buying a new axel?  I'm saving my dough for IJA right now.

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Gear / Sticky diabolo?
« on: July 10, 2005, 07:06:06 PM »
One of my diaboloes seems to stick more than my other diabolo.  Durring wrapped orbits, my blue diabolo over wraps more often than my green diabolo does.  The blue one has had more use if that has anything to do with my troubles.  If there is anything that can be done to remedy my situation, any help would be appretiated.

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Community & Events / IJA Davenport-Who's Going?
« on: July 10, 2005, 03:40:33 PM »
I'll see you there Matt.  I will probobly go to your excalibur workshop too. I've been working on that but can't seem to get it.

CM and I are going to do a diabolo and cigar box routine in the youth showcase. Perhaps you'd want to check it out.

I'll see you next week.

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Tricks / Around the neck combos
« on: June 26, 2005, 04:30:07 AM »
Well I made one up. But you already know about that one dont you CM.  I hope Brian finds that clip and it makes it on trick of the week.  It's kind of lame. Oh well.

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Videos / Another bunch of instants make a video.
« on: June 17, 2005, 09:03:39 PM »
Nice video Brian.

Matt you're not going to IJA? That's too bad. CM and I are going to do a diabolo and cigar box routine at the youth showcase.

I'm not in this video.

You may know my older brother as the cigar box kid from the Circus Company.

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I'm New / Re: Introduce yourself
« on: May 23, 2005, 09:33:43 PM »
Name: Michael J. Webster
Location:Cleveland OH
Age: 15
Website:

1. How many years have you diaboloed for?
mabey nine months

2. What or who got you started?
My local club

3. What do you like best about the diabolo or juggling in general?
Learning and making new tricks then passing it on

4. How many hours a day do you diabolo on average?
30 minutes, eaxactly (i can't actually tell time)

5. Do you ever perform with the diabolo?
yes

6. Do you juggle other props? If so: balls, clubs, rings, cigar boxes, devil sticks... ?
everything just mentioned

7. What are your favourite diabolos, sticks, and string?
All henrys stuff because that is the only stuff i have used.  Except for Renegade fiberglass handsticks

8. Do you like working with 1, 2, or 3 diabolos the best?
I have gotten a pretty good 2 shuffle going so that is fun.

9. What is your favourite diabolo trick that you can do?
I have made up a few lame tricks but I like bind whip catches a lot

10. What is the most amazing diabolo trick you've ever seen done?
excalibur genocide

11. What tricks are driving you nuts right now (what are you working on)?
two dibolos and excalibur

12. What other diaboloists have inspired you?
Brian Godomski, CM, Alex Z, Matt Hall, and Ryo Yabe

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