Blogs

10 Aug 2012

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The term “sleeper” has been thrown around a lot with Gentry Stein this year. Bowing out of competing at BAC, Gentry gave all his focus and attention to preparing for Worlds. Through prelims and semi-finals he didn’t lead the pack. But that was intentional. Gentry didn’t want to give to much away until Finals. With a jaw dropping Final routine at Worlds, Gentry has cemented himself as one of the top Modern yo-yo players in the world.

 

10 Aug 2012

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With Mexican flags waving in the crowd, Luis Enrique took the stage at Worlds. Luis has been working up the contenders ranks for years. 2012 found him on everyone’s list of top players who had a shot. And this freestyle did not disappoint.

 

10 Aug 2012

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Paolo Bueno has been a standout player this year. Dominating his local contest scene, Paolo also placed very well at Cal States and BAC. As players dropped left and right in prelims and semi-finals at Worlds, Paolo stuck in there and earned a prestigious spot in Finals. YoYoFactory Contest Team potential? We think so.

 

03 Aug 2012

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Paul Kerbel is explosive on stage. The second his music starts he snaps into action. We’re feeling a Finals spot will be his.

 

03 Aug 2012

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Cool, calm and calculated. Gentry’s Semi-finals show again why he’s been laying low this year on the contest circuit. We can’t wait to see hi Final round.

 

02 Aug 2012

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To say Paul Kerbel is a contender for the World title is an understatement. He’s been working hard for years to be at this level, and it shows.

02 Aug 2012

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Gentry Stein is sitting right where he wants to be on the results board. He’s a sleeper.He took it very safe with his prelim freestyle. But it was more then enough to secure him a spot right in the middle of the pack. Semi-finals tomorrow will only tell what Gentry might have up his sleeves.

 

02 Aug 2012

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Paolo Bueno is really earning his stripes this year. Placing well at contests and pushing his freestyles to new heights.

 

02 Aug 2012

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Kevin Nicholas has had a great year so far in the US contest circuit and it’s culminating at Worlds. Check out his prelim routine below.

 

02 Aug 2012

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Clint is the quintessential 1 minute player. He has his freestyles down to a science. And watching his first Worlds 1A video, you’ll see why.