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Bow down before this kid’s sick schoolyard yo-yo routine

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Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Posted on Oct 13, 2015   Updated on May 27, 2021, 7:47 pm CDT

Being a kid means taking excitement wherever you find it—even if you have to manufacture the hype yourself. When a classmate starts doing some schoolyard tricks with his diabolo (a juggling toy descended from the Chinese yo-yo), the drama is undeniable.

Watch as this diabolo wiz achieves the dream of introverted and sports-averse hobbyists everywhere: Blowing up recess with that dank routine he’s been working on all month.

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You’ve gotta love the confused security guard who thought all the commotion meant that there was a fight to break up. Nope, no fight here—just mad skills.

Photo via Môsieur J. [version 9.1]/Flickr (CC BY SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Oct 13, 2015, 3:36 pm CDT