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Olga Galchenko
Olga Galchenko
2004 and 2006 WJF Club Passing champion

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YouTube: Olga Galchenko

Highest numbers juggled

6 clubs qualified
7 clubs flashed
12 club passing qualified

 Olga Galchenko (born July 31, 1990)[1] was born in Penza, Russia, and now lives in the United States.[2] She is one of the few female jugglers who have flashed 7 clubs,(video) and she has also juggled 6 clubs for 120 catches.(video)

Olga learned to juggle from her older brother Vova when she was six.[2][3] In 2003, Vova and Olga moved from Russia to the United States, where they attended a workshop Jason Garfield was teaching in Reno, Nevada. Jason was impressed with their club passing skills and offered to help train them. After being trained by Jason, the Galchenkos became the best club passing team in the world,[4] broke four world records in club passing,[5][6] and won seven IJA and WJF club passing competitions.[7][8]

Vova and Olga Galchenko formerly held the following club passing world records:[5][6]

  • 9 clubs: 676 passes caught
  • 10 clubs: 378 passes caught
  • 11 clubs: 152 passes caught
  • 12 clubs: 54 passes caught
Olga Galchenko's WJF 2 Competitor Profile Video04:24

Olga Galchenko's WJF 2 Competitor Profile Video

CompetitionsEdit

Olga won the following IJA and WJF competitions.[7][8]

IJA 2003:

IJA 2004:

WJF 1:

WJF 2:

WJF 3:

Olga & Vova Galchenko 2004 WJF 7 Club Competition Routine04:27

Olga & Vova Galchenko 2004 WJF 7 Club Competition Routine

ReferencesEdit

  1. http://www.galchenko.com/oldsite/frames.htm
  2. 2.0 2.1 COMPETITOR PROFILE: OLGA GALCHENKO - WJF
  3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFEG_phtIYo
  4. http://jasongarfield.com/2004.html
  5. 5.0 5.1 List of Numbers Juggling Records - JISCON (2004 archive)
  6. 6.0 6.1 List of Numbers Juggling Records - JISCON (2005 archive)
  7. 7.0 7.1 IJA Championships
  8. 8.0 8.1 WJF Events

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