Jon Peat’s second place finish, along with his results from Chocfest and Bath Upchuck, moves him to the top spot in the 2015 race rankings with 540 points, just ahead of Iver, Luke Burrage and Dave Leahy, all currently at 500 points each. His result bumps him up one place to sixth in the current rankings.
Thanks to Martin King-Sheard for commentary, Max for organizing the tournament, and Ashley Harris for the photos. Videos will turn up soon, I’m sure. See all the results and details on the FNC website.
After working on squeeze catches in my juggling sessions, I thought I’d make another video. While I’ve shared some squeeze catches with clubs, the only video of me showing lots of tricks with balls is on the Siteswap DVD. That’s over 10 years old now! Time to share some old and new patterns:
Sander Vanpraet, in his first tournament since winning DumBo Days 2014, took 2nd place. Jordy Sanchez and Simon À Campo placed 3rd and 4th, with Simon going undefeated in qualifications. In total 20 players took part.
This 250 level tournament experimented with a new scoring format: point-frame-match. Win three points and you take the frame, win two/three frames and take the match. Check out the video (with commentary) to see how the new format works, and to see who won: