Matt has just been named UK yo-yo
champion for his impressive set of skills.
has been a central figure in my life," said the 2008 graduate of Millbury Memorial Junior-Senior High School, "and I never would have expected it.
Best of all, Krossing's descriptions of yo-yo
tricks are vivid and tangible enough to make some readers reach for a yo-yo
of their own.
are made of steel and designed for high performance, longer spin times, and amazing tricks.
The new world record for the highest number of simultaneous spinning yo-yos
comes as retailers predict 2010 to be the toy's year of comeback, reports the Telegraph.
I had a Tamagotchi when I was younger, and I used to play with yo-yos
There also will be a yo-yo
contest, for which virtuosos come all the way from Arizona and San Francisco to battle it out against the best local talent.
Now I am not against yo-yos
and certainly not against reading books, but neither am I in favour of banning television completely for children aged five and under.
With the help of high-tech yo-yos
designed to work with the laws of physics, Sterling--Washington State s yo-yo
champion--and a new generation of yo-yoers are turning an ancient game into an extreme sport.
For many riders, a dumb elevator would lead to excessive wait times as the car yo-yos
from one floor to another, dropping off passengers in the sequence the floor buttons were pushed.
Yes, I am a "fabricholic" but have learned in my recent experience with making yo-yos
that I have quite a way to go to be considered a true "quilter.
As Durant has shown, the problem stems from the artist's own inherently fractured self-image: Rejecting one's (typically) middle-class roots, he or she yo-yos
between the upper-and lowermost tiers of society.