Darryl Ferges 1965 First ski flips dewayne bros circus

  • Prepping for Aspen Ski Corp show tour to east coast. Assisted by Russ Saunders at Trampoline Inc, first somersault used spotting belt. With twin sister Carol fashioned act with skis and took it to many venues.
Darryl New York 1965

Leather boots made onsight at show. Probably first side flips done on purpose with skis heralding coming on and off axis athletes evolving ever new flights.

Tulsa OK State Fair

Inside some Arenas in first attempts at Snow Shows on crushed ice. Yes it never stopped melting in summer show.

Winterskol Aspen 1966

Spent winter at Aspen, first flips on snow.

Put them in the Circus shows we did. The 60s took the wraps off many things and encouraged fresh perspectives. We embraced rock and roll and began a long journey to actually play music on a trampoline in our show.

Our story encounters a fabulous time to be a performer and try and innovate. These Chronicles of a Hot Dog Acrobat, hope to shine some light on how it happened.
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