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Tricks / Re: I just learnt to... (2007)
« on: March 20, 2007, 06:01:04 AM »
hit to correct the s-fan

omg its been a long journey

on we go to a minute

Harlequins all the way

Tricks / Re: Vertax help (behind neck move?)
« on: March 15, 2007, 04:56:49 AM »
so i'm having trouble landing this move, I can get all the way through it and catch it on the string but it keeps falling straight down  after the catch

Any advice appreciated ?

Mabye hand motion stuff

cheers in advance to my wonderful forum

General / Re: Personality disorders?
« on: February 22, 2007, 04:18:49 AM »
I haven't been diagnosed myself but reading through newspapers and net article leads me to suspect that i am at least mildly autistic

my opinion is that regarding a mental attribute as a "disability" is a very western trait sort of a OMG your not normal you must be defective

its better to think of life as a tapestry and we are the glittery bits

remember it takes all kinds  :D

peace and love
to my fellow diaboloist

I'm New / Re: Finnesse, Circus, or other?
« on: February 22, 2007, 03:36:17 AM »
heaviest of all your "options"

i never found a 10 kg diabolo option         :p

but i'd certainly give it a go  ;D
i wonder if an elevator would be impossible
(just how heavy would a diabolo need to be to counteract its own spin)

those horrible curl ups depend on your tricks and technique and string clarity 90% of the time but sometimes it just wraps
not a huge issue id say with magical henrys yellow unless you've kept diaboloing a few weeks past your strings use-by date

another reason to choose harlequins for multiple diabolo is they have a greater length than other diabolos and so are more stable
in the air (anguler momentum means it takes more disturbance to shift their axis)

harlequins harlequins harlequins
we will convert the world

I'm New / Re: Finnesse, Circus, or other?
« on: February 21, 2007, 10:34:45 PM »
Harlequins all the way

heaviest of all your options = best hyperloops
nuff said

all i use

Gear / Re: Sad handstick stories: the worst time to break your handsticks
« on: February 13, 2007, 04:41:44 AM »
i've broken my sticks three times
and EVERY time it was doing an excalibur genocide somewhere where there really want enough room for one

lesson learned

I'm New / Re: holding synchro
« on: February 11, 2007, 02:46:45 PM »
how to keep three diabolos running sync?

the best way i can think would be by using the search butten


quick lock it now

General / Re: is diaboloing sexy?
« on: February 11, 2007, 02:38:27 AM »
only if your french and mad

or if u really like string!

what a silly question
you just wanted to start a new topic didn't you   :P

Tricks / Re: I just learnt to... (2007)
« on: February 04, 2007, 02:33:30 AM »
passing excalibur

Drool drool


Videos / Re: Circus School End of Year preformance
« on: February 01, 2007, 12:33:47 PM »
no no diabolo class :(

i knew quite a bit more diabolo than our diabolo tuter

45 seconeds in the first vidio?
put your arms into "around one arm" position and then do a wrap catch with your non driving stick let the diabolo carry round and over your driving stick then pop it off the string rinse and repeat

Videos / Re: Circus School End of Year preformance
« on: January 30, 2007, 10:28:25 PM »
the sticks were Carbon Fibre with white electrical tape around the grips

Videos / Re: Circus School End of Year preformance
« on: January 30, 2007, 09:54:42 PM »
harlequnis ar just what ive always used, i own some finese G2's but i can't handle the lightness

you must have string climb its the law also note high throw at beggining of routine obligitoryness

extra weight = spins longer and hyperloop has more inertia so is more stable

working on 3 low at the moment doesn't, feel like a problem

used to hurt in my first couple of years of diabolo but i got over it

mabye the rest of the world is just wussy


Videos / Re: Circus School End of Year preformance
« on: January 29, 2007, 04:36:25 AM »
the stripped sticks are an idea i got off this site somewhere

harlequins ARE my diabolo of choice

integral to genocide to stick release (as done in 2nd vid) is definitly my drop trick

i'm calling that sequence the apocalacide  :)

tight space, u better believe it, but thank goodness for all the excalibur living room practice which fine tunes the control

cheers guys
I went on to preform a slightly updated version of this at the National circus conference of australia and have been slowly tweaking and changing the routine ever since

Community & Events / Re: Woodford Folk Festival (and Aussie roll call)
« on: January 29, 2007, 03:25:56 AM »
no i'm too unorganised to have arranged that the 4 months ago i should have
and too poor
and i jut missed SJC too :(

Videos / Circus School End of Year preformance
« on: January 29, 2007, 02:34:03 AM »

myself performing at our end of year "Circus under the stars" outdoor show in Christchurch, New Zealand
2 months ago  

me again performing an excalibur routine in our mid year show that we hope to put on again this year.
8 months ago

this is the first footage i've posted on the net of myself :D

Community & Events / Re: Woodford Folk Festival (and Aussie roll call)
« on: January 28, 2007, 01:31:13 AM »
well i'm livin in melbourne at the moment for the next 4-5 month

be keen if anyone wants to meet up?

Tricks / Re: I just learnt to... (2007)
« on: January 28, 2007, 01:27:13 AM »
spin two diabolos on the ground on my fingers for as long as i like  ;D

Tricks / Re: I just learnt to... (2006)
« on: December 20, 2006, 12:53:14 AM »
I landed my first ever excalibur triple genocide

and manage to get into excalibur while hoola hooping


Videos / Re: Dekel's juggling video
« on: December 18, 2006, 11:29:08 PM »

asian dub foundation

fly over

quality new zealand music

u good thing

oh yeah and that was nuts
well done

General / Re: Diabolo is Booming... what do you think?
« on: December 12, 2006, 11:27:53 PM »
I heard from a little bird that some of the skateboarding communitys in australia have started getting into diabolo as well
and cos there not afraid of hurting themselves they go straight into genocides and intergrals and all that jazz

interesting cross discipline proliferation

mabye we can look at other places to expand diabolo other demographics rather than just kids who get bought to juggling clubs by thier mums (we've all been there, Thanks mum) after all its up to us!

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