Sunday, February 24, 2013
Duo A&A: This is Anton and Adam!
Adam Vazquez comes from a family which has been doing acrobatics for almost 150 years. He began in gymnastics, but for the past 14 years has been working in circuses. He's worked with Franco Dragon at Cirque du Soleil, and previously was best known as a solo hand balancer (speed-landing on his hands, balancing on his hands while support his body, etc.). He's also worked on Chinese poles, and performed high-wire acrobatics and gymnastics landing in water.
Anton Makuhin was born in Kiev, Ukraine. His parents were both professional athletes, and he began acrobatics training at four years of age. Incredibly strong at a young age, he entered the National Olympic Lyceum of Ukraine. As a where he trained under the most prestigious coaches that sports acrobatics had to offer. He won both National Gold and World Championship acrobatic titles, and worked for 12 years with Cirque du Soleil.