Imperial Flyers:
The history of one of the oldest Flying trapeze groups in the world.
Probably the parent/grand parent to your school or club.

Have you ever wondered where the sudden rise in Trapeze schools came from in the 80s ? Yes, we know about the Club Med schools, Learn about the Imperial Flyers in Denver, One of the oldest trapeze groups in the world and how the majority of trapeze schools can trace their heritage way back to this group.
Article by Alton Barbour, flying with the Imperial Flyers for over 50 years and one of the 1st trapeze instructors to train Club Med instructors for the owner of the Club Med rigs. 

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Are you looking for a place to go fly on the trapeze, or hang out with other trapeze, circus enthusiasts? Sources for equipment and apparatus.
Perhaps you are traveling and wish to find a trapeze near where you are headed. Well, You have found your source.

A Listing of links to Flying Trapeze Clubs, Schools,  & Resorts with trapeze/circus activities from  around the world.  Listings of suppliers for trapeze and 'Circus Aerialist', Acrobatics, Gymnastics, Juggling supplies.
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I highly suggest that anyone into aerials or considering purchasing rigging go to the following web page about rigging best practices. Learn about rigging before you do it.

Also  for Rigging math, load & shock calculations
Delbert Hall's web page Certified ETCP rigger.

Also consider attending a Rigging for Performers workshop like the one presented by Brett Copes: or consider having him do a presentation at your school for your students and performers.


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