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Profiles in Poi: Teddy Petrosky

Profiles in poi covers one of my dearest friends in the spinning world--Teddy Petrosky (Elemensce). Here, Teddy tells the story of how he first saw poi as a shy kid 9 years ago and how it won out over his other hobbies to become his passion in life.

 

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"Foreways 3" Poi Duet Drex and Noel Yee - Flow Show NYC 2013

Flow Show NYC was epic this year! :) Noel and I brought the piece we'd written together the previous summer to the Big Apple. This was our performance of it from the second Saturday night show on 12/14/13.

 

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Profiles in Poi: Marvin Ong

By popular demand! Continuing my series of interviews with fascinating people in the poi community with the one and only Marvin Ong. Here, Marvin relates how he got into spinning, what drew him to the community, and how he elected to pursue spinning full time as Master Ong. A true immigrant success story! :)

Visit Marvin on the web at:
http://www.masterongspropshop.com
http://www.facebook.com/grandmasterong

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Profiles in Poi: Keith Marshall

Back in the Spring, I had a chance to sit down and talk with Keith Marshall about how he came to be a poi spinner, who his biggest influences were, where he comes up with his ideas from, and what advice he had for up and coming spinners.

 

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Full Keith Marshall Interview

From my recent video profile of Keith Marshall--here is the complete audio of the interview with no editing aside from some background noise reduction. Includes more information on the Edinburgh spinning scene when Keith first started up.

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Dale Fisher spins doubles at Naughty Snow Ball 2011

Mischief's Naughty Snow Ball brought some of the very best fire dancers in the East Coast together in the freezing cold to perform for an audience of over 800. Here is Dale Fisher from Baltimore laying down some nasty action with his doubles. Enjoy! :)

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Arashi's Firedrums Class

A few weeks ago, Arashi asked me to post this video I'd taken of the first seven minutes of his class at Firedrums. My camera was running out of battery at the time, so regrettably I didn't get much more, but you all might appreciate some Arashi tech straight from the horse's mouth :)

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G spins fire at Sangha DC Decom

G stopped by DC for a few days last week and was kind enough to spin some fire for the local burner community at a decom hosted by local party promoters 88. Here is his second burn of the night.

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Joanna Drummond spins fans Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

Joanna Drummond spins fans Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

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Ted Petrosky rocking out hoop Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

Ted Petrosky rocking out hoop Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

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Ted Petrosky rocking out poi Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

Ted Petrosky rocking out poi Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

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Charlie spins Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

Charlie spins Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

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Summoning the Elder Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

Summoning the Elder Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

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Drex spins Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

Drex spins Saturday night Fall Wildfire 2011

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Shin performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

Shin performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

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Flameoz featuring Thomas Johansson (Nevisoul) performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

Flameoz featuring Thomas Johansson (Nevisoul) performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

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Devil Stick Dave performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

Devil Stick Dave performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

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Rob Horner performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

Rob Horner performance at Tahoe Flow Arts Festival

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Adam Herscheid spins in Center Camp Monday Burning Man 2011

Adam Herscheid spins in Center Camp Monday Burning Man 2011

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Marvin Ong spins glow Wednesday night Burning Man 2011

Marvin Ong spins glow Wednesday night Burning Man 2011

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Ronan spins Wednesday night Burning Man 2011

Ronan spins Wednesday night Burning Man 2011

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Noel Yee spins Friday night Burning Man 2011

Noel Yee spins Friday night Burning Man 2011 

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G spins Friday night Burning Man 2011

G spins Friday night Burning Man 2011.

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Arashi spins at Hookahdome Sunday night Burning Man 2011

Arashi spins at Hookahdome Sunday night Burning Man 2011

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Ted Petrosky spins poi Saturday night Wildfire Summer 2011

Ted Petrosky spins poi Saturday night Wildfire Summer 2011

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