Monthly Archives: November 2010

A Teen From The UK Goes From The SUN To Xpogo Injured List

The sport of extreme pogo is rising steadily in popularity but still a rather small sport.  It attracts a loyal crowd and due to the extreme nature it has its share of injuries and “fail” stunt videos across the web. From time to time you can expect us to report on pogo related news and…

Scleroderma Research Has Opened Our Eyes

It’s amazing what you learn about life, relationships, and the human spirit when you’re involved with charitable organizations. Sure, it’s possible that you may stumble upon chain emails and forwarded texts that can touch your heart on any given day.  But what we’ve found in our pursuit of inspiring stories is they resonate with us,…

BTAC: Our TODAY Show and Guinness Record Update

James pictured with family and Guinness representatives at the Today show So the TODAY show aired and my nerves have settled.  There were some pangs of disappointment and a few particulars of the event irked some people. There wasn’t enough attention given to the Scleroderma Foundation. There wasn’t enough of a “nod” to Bounce To…

BTAC’s YouTube Video of The Scleroderma Fundraiser

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Need some inspiration? Play the pogo video below and see our prior efforts for Scleroderma research.  Then click through to our YouTube channel and please comment on the video.  We appreciate the feedback – it keeps us going! Care to share any fundraising work you’ve done for a worthy cause?  Let us know in the…

Worcester Polytechnic Institute Hosted The First Bounce To A Cure Event

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The 2007 world record setting pogo event for Bounce To A Cure was held at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts.  Pictured in the rear left corner is James Roumeliotis stretching before the event. James doing some Q&A while on his pogo stick. This is what happens after 19 hours and 45 minutes of…

The Flybar Super Pogo Is The Record Holding Pogo Stick

We’re often asked which pogo stick James, founder of BTAC, used when he set the record back in September of 2007 for most consecutive pogo bounces. Pictured here is the model pogo stick he used to set the legendary 186,152 bounces in just 19hours 45 minutes. It’s a Super Pogo by Flybar . Here’s a…

Bounce To A Cure and The Today Show: A Second World Record?

  Mark your calendars for the November 18th, 2010 airing of the Today show.  Why? Because James Roumeliotis, Founder of Bounce To A Cure, is attempting to add his second world record to the Guinness Book of World Records. A second world record you say? In case you’re not “in the know,” let us refresh…