Come to the library and let Dazzling Dave, a professional yo-yo performer and champion, dazzle you with his awesome yo-yo skills!
Enter a drawing to win one of Dazzling Dave’s Manta Ray yo-yos at the program!
See a performance by Dazzling Dave and you might start believing his yo-yos are alive. Dazzling Dave Schulte is a professional yo-yo performer and highly acclaimed champion who has circled the globe since 1998, storming audiences everywhere with his freakish tornado of whirling tricks and tips, all designed to entertain, educate, and illuminate the beauty of the growing sport of professional yo-yo.
Equally impressed by both the energy of his performance style and his mastery of the most advanced yoyo tricks, judges have peppered Dave with awards throughout his professional career. His awards include:
• 1996 Masters World Champion • 1997 Twin Cities Champion • 1998 Northeast Regional Champion • 1998 Midwest Regional Champion • 1999 Fixed Axle World Champion • 1999 Nationals Finalist • 2000 Minnesota Champion. • National Yo-Yo League Merit award • Guinness World Record Holder • 4 AYYA World Records
In October of 2001, Dazzling Dave was named to an elite group of National Yo-Yo Masters, making him one of the exclusive members of the National Yo-Yo League judges panel. He now is a judge at the World and National Yo-Yo Championships each year.
Dazzling Dave has toured Japan, Korea, Australia, and France, as well as much of the United States.
Currently Dave lives in Minnesota and gives over 150+ shows each year. He lives with his wife, Kim, their two wonderful children, Eric and Kate, and his incredible collection of over 2,000 yo-yos from around the world. It’s amazing how his life has changed since that first day in 1993 when he was just a college junior looking for a diversion from the pressure of final exams. “Hey,” he said to his buddy. “Mind if I try your yo-yo?”
For more information: Visit dazzlingdave.com – You can order one of Dave’s yo-yos, or learn tricks from Dave by ordering his instructional video.