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animatEd
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Posted:Here is Matt's Set from the convention last weekend. I saw this live... tongue

I love how a contact juggler can silence a room of jugglers...

If you look carefully, I think you can make out MCP's hair in the audience... ubblol

Matt Hennem Video


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-sandy-
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Posted:how the hell did you get this footage? i was sat next to you the whole time.

mind you i enjoyed that just a much the second time round as the first and i think you can just make out my head about 3/4 way through, well done on getting this online.


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Posted:The Void posted it on www.jugglingdb.com along with the 4 ball performance bt Tiff.

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animatEd
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Posted:Ooops... Forgot to say, Video Courtesy of The Void... redface

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Posted:whooooooT! thats was amazing, wowweeskies, how long he been doing that? very nice, very clean, very stylish! cool

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steaks
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Posted:That is brilliant, thank you for sharing Ed. I can't express how much I enjoyed watching that, I now have something very high to aim for biggrin

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coleman
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Posted:pssst... smile

nikwidd - 'a good while' is the answer to your question i believe.


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animatEd
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Posted:Matt is so cool... biggrin

I totally love his modesty. wink

I did notice a couple of points on the video, though...

1) His left arm isn't used to it's full potential.
2) That head catch. He fell victim to the worst thing in the world a thing that I constantly fall foul of too... A move you have solid most of the time, just didn't want to play on stage. frown It looked to me like it hurt quite bad...

But saying that, his isolation is SICK. I wish I could have that much confidence in my own.


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coleman
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Posted:when he performed in london a couple of years back, he did foot to head, with a 100mm acrylic, first time, solid as you like.

that routine was improvised too...

matt is sick smile


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i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
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animatEd
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Posted: Written by: coleman


matt is sick smile



I concur. biggrin


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Mr_chaz
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Posted:doesnt work on my comp, i have winxp, tried it with divx, realplayer, windows media player!! it said it is something to do with the way it is compressed. any help would be ace!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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The Fade
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Posted:i had that problem too. uninstall quicktime and redownload it and it should work there. and yes, i was so desperate to see this clip that i actually tried uninstalling and redownloading my player when it didnt work lol.

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Posted:Do you have problems using diffrent codecs and media players? Those times are over with VLC! What is VLC you might ask. VLC is a freeware media player with most (all) codecs built into the player itself.

Ok nuff with the sales pitch. Bottom line is that VLC is great and doesn't contain any type of ads or spyware.

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/


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Yakumo
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Posted:amazing vid.

as for playback of it, media player classic is lovely, and it's not free unfortunately, but the CoreAVC mp4 / h264 codec absolutely blows away quicktime, vlc or any other PC support for such things.


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onewheeldave
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Posted: Written by: Lousy_Trucking_Car


Here is Matt's Set from the convention last weekend. I saw this live... tongue

I love how a contact juggler can silence a room of jugglers...

If you look carefully, I think you can make out MCP's hair in the audience... ubblol

Matt Hennem Video





I did want to make that convention, purely cos I'd seen Matts contact work on online vids- unfortunately there wasn't a lift available.

So thanks for posting the vid link- it's an outstanding clip and has very much inspired me to get out the contact ball again.


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Durbs
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Posted:Hell yeah biggrin

He's the reason I started CJ'ing in the first place smile


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Posted:You mean MM wasn't your greatest inspiration?

Damnit Durbs... I thought it was all about the pants.

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