Acrobats: Rippel Brothers

Location: Hungary

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Like many performers, THE RIPPEL BROTHERS grew up in show business. Originally from Hungary - Budapest, their parents were acrobats who performed a "pirate" routine (called Trio Cortez) in circuses and revues throughout Europe. By the time Ferenc was two years old, his parents had taught him to do a somersault on a trampoline. THE RIPPEL BROTHERS, Ferenc and Viktor, began competing at the age of four in sport-gymnastics, a popular form of acrobatics. From 1982 to 1990, they attended the renowned Hungarian artist school, the Hungarian State Performing Arts Institute. After they graduated from High School in 1990, they began developing a hand balancing routine in Russia, which eventually made them perform around the world.

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Prix Speciaux - Festival Mondial du Cirque du Demain, Paris (1996)