The Evolution of Swinging Trapeze

Winnie Colleano  1939

 

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Elena Panova  1988

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Stephanie Gasparoli  1998

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCLOm1uYo88

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Emma Henshall  2009 performing at the 30th Festival Cirque de Demain, where she took home the Gold Medal.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Bem8xe3jHg

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2 responses

    • oh, that heel hang! So true, and without a line or blocks in her shoes to assist that – just in case – moment. The act is so simple with not much regard to form or choreography; then she pulls that heel drop. twice. I must say, I exhaled when she descended and I saw the net. Winnie, you are a hero for the working class and angles alike.

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