At 4:44 in the clip above, Merlin the magician, as a squirrel, Contact Juggling with an acorn. It’s from the 1963 Disney classic, The Sword in the Stone.
If you still believe that Micheal Moschen “invented Contact Juggling” in the 1980’s. Don’t worry, in this movie, Merlin is a time traveling magician, so he probably learned from Moschen, then traveled back in time to 1963 to appear in the film ;p.
Steve bags has assembled together a great compilation of videos from the last century of vintage hoop rolling, juggling and spinning. All these clips have been assembled from Juggling.tv and juggler.com.
Bags has launched a new blog, The Hoop Hub with online hoop tutorials, hoop articles and performance videos.
Wow! What a great routine. It’s simple, yet effective. He seems to have mastered cute, funny and technical all in one show, the head sequence from 2:38 shows wonderful control. Theatro Hugo & Ines website has more videos, include a video of him performing mime in 1982 – 30 years of performing!
Woah, flashback to late 1990’s Aerotech Glowball juggling routines.
In a ploy to get contact jugglers everywhere to open their wallets*, Orbotix have announced a smartphone app (Android only at the moment) which will control and choreograph multiple Spheros at the same time and they now ship Sphero internationally.