Bailey Freeman is a circus artist with Suspended Gravity and resident instructor at Fall Aerial Arts in Nashville, Tennessee; she specialises in corde lisse, silks and aerial sling, along with chair acrobatics and veil poi. Circuses have had to adapt to audience-free environments, including using online streaming alternatives to perform […]
An Orlando-based couple named Julia and Kurtis Moellmann had a “The Greatest Showman”-themed wedding in November 2019. Julia and Kurtis both work for Ripley Entertainment Inc., and they loved the film when it came out in 2017. Their wedding featured themed attire, red-and-white drapes that transformed their venue into a […]
The Ringling Bros. founded their circus in the late 1800s and later combined it with the Barnum & Bailey Circus to form the “Greatest Show on Earth.” The seven Ringling brothers and one sister would later amass a considerable fortune, earning them the title of one of the richest families […]
Our lifestyles are changing, and so are the ways that we stay fit. People are always coming up with new ways to get better, faster, and stronger. In five days, I tried five of the most unusual fitness trends out there, including an urban sweat lodge, circus-inspired aerial yoga, a […]
Aleksei Goloborodko is an award-winning contortionist, named “the most flexible man in the world” by GQ. He’s one of 45 performers travelling with the Cirque du Soleil show “Luzia.” Goloborodko grew up in Tula, Russia and has been practicing contortionism since he was 4 years old. He trains for three […]
A circus truck carrying five elephants overturned in southeastern Spain. One elephant died and two others were injured. Authorities rescued the surviving elephants with a crane. WARNING: Some images shown below are graphic in nature. An elephant has died after a circus truck overturned on a motorway in southeastern Spain. […]
Acrobat Nik Wallenda was rehearsing an...
Christian Stoinev's chihuahuas steal the show.
It claims to be the first of its kind.
An anticipated annual event.
Hung by their hair.
One hundred and thirty-two years ago today the...
Circulus, a brand-new British circus company...
Freelance writer and avid adventure-seeker Darmon Richter is well-versed in the art of ” urban exploration,” or the practice of exploring “derelict, closed and normally inaccessible built environments” (in other words, scaling the fence and ignoring the DO NOT ENTER signs). His fascination with the road less traveled (usually for […]
[credit provider=”wolfsavard/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wolfsavard/3579260723/”] Animal rights groups have agreed to pay $9.3 million to the company behind Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus to settle a fight over alleged abuse of elephants.The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, the Animal Welfare Institute, the Fund for Animals, and […]
[preserve] [/preserve] Secret footage recorded by an animal rights group shows an elderly elephant being beaten by staff at Bobby Roberts Super Circus.