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About the talk
John Narum tells about his journey and the different styles of the yo-yo.
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
My goals are to continue serving my employer to my utmost ability, all the while maintaining professional skills outside my occupation including performance art, and public speaking.View the profile
Alright, thank you so much. Hello my, do-gooders as well as everyone out there that's watching. My name is John near him like she said I'm a 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 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 years old. I thought kid on a television plane with two yo-yos at once and I was like, I have a $5 Duncan butterfly yo-yo. I can do that.
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 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 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 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 are some ones that you
might be able to take out because of their picture tricks like the next one called Eiffel Tower. This is another tricky one. This one's the upside-down Eiffel Tower. What's earlier and those tricks? You know that I had got to be pretty Advanced yo-yo tricks that we're learning from these fellow yo-yo players who were between the ages of 4 and 14 at the time. So I fit in pretty well. How about some lesbian tricks? I started kind of really gravitate towards were tricked such as this next one called roller
coaster. And then there's another one hit just a little treat for you at so I kind of got a weird name. So bear with me this one's called boingy.
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