Italo Medini

ItaloMedini9ringsItalo Medini (1924-2016 ) was a very famous French – Italian juggler whose career lasted from 1934 until the late 1970s. He then was a much sought after juggling coach. Italo is most famous for being the first juggler to flash nine rings while balancing a ball on a head pedestal and spinning a ring on the ankle.

DSCF5056These are Italo Medini’s wooden rings. Donated by Richard Medini.

DSCF5059This is Italo Medini’s performance ball. Donated by Richard Medini.