Kicking off our four part series on iconic stars of the circus is Richie Gaona, a fourth generation circus performer who flew with one of the most successful flying trapeze families of the time: The Flying Gaonas.

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The Flying Gaonas documentary:

Richie Gaona at the World Acrobatic Society:



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This podcast is dedicated to CIRCUS. Aerialist, Shannon McKenna interviews guests from acrobats in Cirque du Soleil to circus therapists and everyone in between. Learn the backstage lives of those who flip, twist, sparkle, and shine under the big top.

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