Q&A With A Former Ringling Bros Contortionist

I had the great pleasure in asking Nomin Nyamkhuu (Н. Номин) some questions about her contortion career so far.

How long have done contortion for?

I started 11 year old. Now it’s almost 10 year of doing contortion

How did you start contortion?

My grandma when she’s young working circus that’s why I want to do it.

How often do you train and for how long?

I have training everyday for 3 hours

What is your favourite contortion move/trick?

My favorite trick is either a hand stand or the marinelli bend

What has been your best contortion experience?

My best contortion experience has been working at Ringling Bros circus. I’ve performed in China twice, Russia once, Taiwan three times and once in the USA for Ringling Bros. circus.

What is your ultimate contortion goal/dream?

I want to work Cirque du Soliel oohh God it’s so amazing circus

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