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Smoothies

Fit, muscular, tanned, shirtless… and smooth! Male acrobats tend to work shirtless for several reasons – it’s a hot, sweaty business, perhaps we think we look good, but also for safety. ‘Skin-on-skin’ is safe when being supported by a partner. … Continue reading

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A Show of Hands…

…and what fit young men can do with them! Handstands, obviously, first: The next, not exactly a handstand, but a Russian lever… Add a friend, training usefully below… A slightly older gentleman, but a nice position… Sorry for the small … Continue reading

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The Outdoor Life…

…training, obviously. But having fun too! Patrick Schwarzenegger enjoys his outdoor training (next two courtesy Limelight Pictures, US): Wrestling fans may like this one: Time for the sun to set on this post… As they say… tell next time, ‘get … Continue reading

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“Best Before” Date

As we move into the new performing season, Dave and I are definitely feeling that we have reached our ‘best before’ date. That momentous age of 40 is not so far over the horizon now – time flies – and … Continue reading

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Open Season

As the show season gets under way here in the Algarve – enough visitors to justify putting them on and warm enough in the evenings for our open-air venue – I bring you a small selection of performers augmented by … Continue reading

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Buddy Time

A megapost of twosomes – some loving, some performing, some training, some just having fun…. whatever it is you do, doing it with a mate is so much better! These books, covering the discovery of gay love, sporting performances and … Continue reading

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Gymnasts and Acrobats at Work and Play

Returning to our favourite subject matter! A 50-picture megapost for you. In the next picture, the ‘point’ is the broken glass under the base’s back. That is easy-peasy stuff: the hard bit is holding the planche on top! (Re)-Introducing my … Continue reading

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Strongarm Stuff

Always good to show off your shoulder strength… and balance…. Love the support act for that planche! Talking of the view from the window, here’s a nice snow scene to accompany a Russian lever… 35 pix, 37 strong-arm dudes to … Continue reading

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The Younger Generation…

…boys into their fitness or just having fun!   And, to finish off this post, this waif-like character somehow appeals!  

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Gymnasts and Related Species

Gymnastics (along with Acrobatics) and Wrestling are THE best sports. You had a huge wrestle post a couple of days ago, so here are the gymnasts! Ready, steady… …GO! Here’s a series of a Canadian gymnast. One pic is familiar, … Continue reading

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