GoBlueRidge.Net
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins
HCR WSOC TV NCNN
files/auto-banner-2014.gif

files/teacher-of-the-month.pngTodays ForecastToday:
48°F | 65°F | %
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
44°F | 72°F | 30%
  Swap Shop Online
Home SportsPass SportsPass Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos
files/orthocarolinaad.jpg
Yo-yoer Yo-yos his way to the top PDF Print
Written by Lauren Ohnesorge   
Wednesday, 20 June 2007 18:32

12-year-old Fred Siegmund of Valle Crucis is not your average yo-yoer.

While many know the classics, walking the dog and rocking the cradle, few have his expertise. His favorite trick?

 

A suicide. It's hard to explain, he says.

 

It’s harder still to do.

 

Last weekend, Siegmund flaunted his yo-yo skills in Winston Salem at the North Carolina State Yo-yo Contest, receiving honorable mention.

 

Siegmund has only been yo-yoing for six months. His inspiration came from a You Tube video and spiraled from there. It’s more than just a neat hobby, he says. Yo-yoing is a great way to impress friends. Need some tips? Siegmund would be glad to help you out. He will be showing off his yo-yo mastery every Wednesday at the Valle Crucis Farmer’s Market.
Prev Article In This CategoryNext Article In This Category
Prev ArticleNext Article
 
Share This Article:
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

files/britt-springer.jpg
files/appdental-ad40.jpg
files/wilkes-nissan.jpg
files/heavenly-touch-rotate.gif
files/modernad.png
files/op-smiles2014.jpg
files/StaciePinedaRemax.jpg
files/champion-paving.gif
files/waldrep-family-dentistry02.jpg
files/boone-ford.jpg
files/Window-World-logo.jpg
files/mtnview-nursery.jpg
files/Watauga-Surgical-Group.jpg
files/Brushy-Fork.jpg
files/MerleFest_logo1_cmyk.png
files/Main St Discount.jpg.jpg
files/boonerentall.jpg
files/sears.gif