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About the talk
00:05 About John Narum
02:30 What is next?
04:08 Yo-yo freestyle
08:17 Styles in yo-yo
09:50 Off the string
Alright, thank you so much. Hello my do gooders as well as I everyone out there that's watching. My name is John near him like she said I'm a 00:00 26 year old professional yo-yo player living here in Fargo North Dakota. And what does that mean? That means that I sometimes you play paid to play 00:09 with yo-yos. It sounds kind of weird at first when I explain to people but let me tell you a little bit more about my journey. See you when I was 4 00:18 years old 22 years ago. I thought kid on television plane with two yo-yos at once and I was like, I have a $5 Duncan butterfly yo-yo. I can do that. 00:26
But all I could do was a simple up and down. Luckily. The internet was a thing at the time and my mother found out that there is a yo-yo Club in 00:36 Minneapolis Minnesota where I'm originally from where kids were teaching chart Rick's tricks that you might know such as this one right here called 00:43 walk the dog. Or even this one around the world to very basic yo-yo tricks. No one among us both beginner and the Ohio Players. I Want To 00:51 His club for about I would say five years and I long those five years. I start learning some more intermediate Rick's that there's some ones that you 01:01
might be able to take out because their picture tricks like the next one called Eiffel Tower. 01:08 Is another tricky one. This one's the upside down Eiffel Tower. What's earlier and those tricks? You know that I 01:18 had got to be pretty Advanced yo-yo tricks that was learning from these fellow yo-yo players who were between the ages of 4 and 14 at the time. So I 01:28 fit in pretty well. How about some lesbians tricks? I started kind of really gravitate towards were tricks such as this next one called roller 01:36
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