Mar 4

We have an update from the Pocono Juggle Festival which concluded last weekend. From the word we hear, this was a fantastic event and fun was had by all. Bennett Santora did his Snowman Series workshop and act at the festival, also winning second place in the “Best Trick” contest. Congrats Bennett on a great performance using our Phat Tyre Pro 70 juggle balls. Bennett also gave away a set of our Pro 70’s to a participant in his workshop. Rachel Swald walked away with them. It turns out that Rachel is already a Flying Clipper fan and she has her own set of Tossaball Hybrid juggle balls to prove it!

Thanks to the Pocono Juggle Festival staff and Bennett Santora for  promoting juggling and our line of Phat Tyre juggle balls. By the way, the sign in the photo “FBMKIS” stands for “Four Ball Multiplex Kick-up Into Sync” which is one of Bennetts’ trademark moves.

Bennet Santora with Rachel Swald at the Pocono juggle Festival 2014.

Bennet Santora with Rachel Swald at the Pocono juggle Festival 2014.

Rachel Swald with her Tossaball Hybrid juggle balls.

Rachel Swald with her Tossaball Hybrid juggle balls.

Feb 27

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Flying Clipper is pleased to announce another donation of Tossaball Hybrid juggle balls going to the IJA Youth Eduction Program which empowers young people in a fun, healthy, and rewarding environment, while spreading the joy of juggling. To learn more about this program and follow it’s progress, check out the YEP website. We thank the IJA for its efforts to spread juggling around the world and for allowing Flying Clipper to participate.

Tossaball Hybrid TX Juggle Balls

Tossaball Hybrid TX Juggle Balls

Feb 20

 

Bill Coad does it again by setting a new world record for 6 ball duplex juggling using our Dirtbag footbags. The size and weight of the Dirtbag is perfect for certain categories of multiplex juggling.  Flying Clipper has designed a ball exclusively for Bill. These balls will arrive by early March and we will be anxious to see what Bill can do with them. Our promise to our juggling followers is to have the perfect ball for every type of juggling. We intend to keep that promise. Thanks Bill and keep up the good work.

Dirtbag Footbags

Dirtbag Footbags

Feb 20
Northwest Arkansas Juggling Festival

Northwest Arkansas Juggling Festival

Flying Clipper is again pleased to be associated with the Northwest Arkansas Juggling Festival this season donating a five ball set of our new Phat Tyre Pro 90 juggle balls along with a logo pouch for the festival raffle. This years’ festival runs April 11th thru April 13th in Fayetteville Arkansas. We love the grass roots efforts of juggle festivals. Its a great way to hone your craft as a juggler or introduce new people to the fun of learning to juggle. Thanks to the directors of this festival, jugglers will also learn about our new Phat Tyre line-up of juggle balls.

Phat Tyre Pro 90

Phat Tyre Pro 90

Feb 15

Flying Clipper is pleased to announce our raffle gift to Mondo XXV Festival for 2014 being  held February 28th through March 2nd, 2014 at Concordia University’s Gangelhoff Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. For more information please visit their website at http://www.mondofest.org/festival. Someone will pull the winning raffle ticket for a five ball set of our fantastic Phat Tyre Pro 90 juggle balls. The Phat Tyre Pro 90 juggle balls are quickly becoming favorites among many top jugglers. Flying Clippers innovation on these beauties stems from feedback from pro jugglers. That’s why we say…when jugglers speak… we listen. Keep the feedback coming and see what we come up with next. Happy juggling to all at this years Mondo XXV festival.

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Phat Tyre Pro 90

Phat Tyre Pro 90

 

Feb 12

Flying Clipper is teaming up with Spin In A Prop Gathering festival March 13 to March 16 at Jackson Ranch, The Dalles, Oregon.  Check out their festival page on facebook:

“This is a skill-share and knowledge exchange gathering for all levels of prop manipulators. All props welcome :)
This gathering will also display construction and art workshops for those interested in learning how to build a cabin or large scale art installation. Participants will get to experience 2 full days and nights of amazing workshops that include: Poi, Hoop, Staff, Double Staff, Levistick, Juggling, Cabin Construction, Art, Yoga, Belly dancing…and more! There will also be performances, fire spinning, and music”.

Flying Clipper is donating a five ball set of Phat Tyre Pro 90 juggle balls with a logo pouch that one fortunate participant will win in the festival raffle. We want to thank the Chris Kelly and the festival for allowing us the fun of promoting juggling as well as our great line-up of juggle balls.

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Phat Tyre Pro 90

Phat Tyre Pro 90

 

Feb 4

Since 1983 we here at Flying Clipper have forged our own path along handmade ball design. After more than 30 years of manufacturing we are happy to be creating a new line of hand made balls using our own original designs and employing recycled rubber and recycled plastic pellets in our efforts to make the best balls available in today’s highly competitive market place.  The response has been so good that we will be adding several new models this season, solidifying our line-up. Creating a juggle ball for every type of juggling from stage/performance balls to high numbers and multiplex juggling disciplines is what we are all about . From our now famous Tossaball Hybrid juggle balls to our new recycled rubber filled Phat Tyre juggle balls, ALL of our balls are completely machine washable. We encourage prospective customers to do a little research and find out what other jugglers are recommending and then come see us here at Flying Clipper. We know you will be glad you did. See you in Clipperville!

http://www.flyingclipper.com/home/fly/smartlist_134/tossaballreg_juggling_balls.html

Toissaball Hybrid

   Toissaball Hybrid

Phat Tyre Pro 90
Phat Tyre Pro 90

 

 

Jan 30

Come and join in on the fun this weekend in Atlanta as the Atlanta Jugglers Association puts on its annual juggle festival for the 36th year in a row. Flying Clipper is pleased to contribute a five ball set of Phat Tyre Pro 90 juggle balls and a logo pouch for the raffle. One fortunate juggler will be happy! Thanks to the Atlanta Jugglers for this opportunity to promote juggling and introduce new jugglers to our line up of Tossaball juggle balls.

Phat Tyre Pro 90

Phat Tyre Pro 90

 

Jan 27

Clowns Without Borders travels the world bringing cheer and hope to thousands of children. Flying Clipper salutes their efforts and is teaming up with them by sending 5 sets of Tossaball Hybrid juggle balls to help them do good works on earth. Many thanks to them for giving us the opportunity to contribute to such a worthwhile endeavor. Keep up the good work friends.

Clowns Without Borders

Clowns Without Borders

Jan 21

Flying Clipper has donated a seven ball set of Phat Tyre 12 juggle balls to give away to some lucky juggler at this years Austin Juggle Fest. The festival dates are February 21 -23 at the Texas School for the Deaf.

We are happy to again be part of this years’ festival. Bennett Santora will be a special guest at the festival and also be doing his own workshop. He prefers to use our Phat Tyre juggle balls in his performances. We sent him a set to give away while at the  festival. I know it will be fun for him and it is our pleasure to help promote both juggling and Bennett Santora. Here is his press release:

 

Bennett Santora was created by a group of mad scientists who were intent on taking over the world by installing jugglers in key leadership positions.  He was designed to be witty, intelligent, charming and to have super-natural juggling ability.  He is being groomed to take over the world military industrial complex and convert all weapons production to production of juggling props.  At present he is an entertainer and 3rd grader.  He lives in New York City.

Happy juggling to all from Flying Clipper and have fun at this years festival.

Phat Tyre Pro Juggle Balls

Phat Tyre Pro Juggle Balls

 

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