The life of Florian Blümmel, the triple German champion, European champion and double vice world champion in artistic cycling, who was born in Speyer (Germany) , tells the story of an athlete who made it onto the world’s stages.
Florian was not born as a professional artist. After leaving school he completed an apprenticeship as a carpenter and as a wholesale and foreign trade merchant.
But already as a young boy at the age of 6 he was fascinated by artistic cycling and started to practice. Later on, younger brother Felix , he still has always found time to practice for several hours every day and for learning new tricks all the time. Both were completely addicted.
As time passed, Florian rose quickly to the top of his sport, qualifying for all the major competitions . Together with his brother he achieved many national and international sporting successes and awards over the years. For 9 years he was also a member of the German national team.
After many years and great success in sports, 2013 he felt that his vocation was to perform on stage, where he could touch and thrill people with his act as a professional cycle artist. At the beginning together with his brother as »Felix and Flow«.
Later, as a solo artist, he made the big hit with the tour "Circus 1903", where he appeared in the world's most famous theaters such as the "Opera House" in Sydney and "Madison Square Garden" in New York or even "Paris "in Las Vegas.
Aswell the world famous Cirque du Soleil became aware of Florian Blümmel. For the latest Creation "BAZZAR" he was chosen to explore new markets.
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Since then he has performed around the world with circuses, prestigious German Varietés, cruise ships, events, theaters and concerts. In addition to performing, he competed successfully in different festivals and won multiple artistic awards . For example at the famous circus festival »Le Festival Mondial du Cirque deDemain« in Paris (France) he won the Chinese Association Trophee. And in 2016 he was the winner of the »Harzer Show Kristall« in Germany. He also appeared on TV shows such as Germany’s Got Talent (»Deutschland sucht das Supertalent«).
SCHOOL / EDUCATION / PROFESSION
1985 Florian Blümmel ist in Speyer (Germany) geboren
1991 - 2002 Schullaufbahn
2002 - 2005 Ausbildung zum Zimmermann (inkl. Abschluss)
2005 - 2009 Ausbildung zum Groß- und Außenhandelskaufmann (inkl. Abschluss)
2009 - 2013 Angestellt als Ein- und Verkäufer für Raab Karcher
since 2013 Selbstständig als Professioneller Fahrradartist
SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS (ARTISTIC CYCLING)
1991 Start of career as an active artistic cyclist (professional artistic cycling career until end of 2012)
1998, 2002, 2008, 2010, 2011 Vice German Champion
1999, 2003, 2009 German Champion
2009 German Master Winner (World's most powerful series of competitive sport in artistic cycling)
2009 UCI World Ranking Winner
2003 European Champion
2009, 2010 Vice World Champion
2002, 2003, 2006 - 2012 Member of the German National Team
2014 International Kleinkunstfestival Usedom, Award winner
2015 Paris (France), Le Festival Mondial du "Cirque de Demain",
Award: Chinese Acrobats Association Trophee
2016 Winner of the "Harzer Show Kristall 2016" (Germany)
Ab 2013 Verschiedene Nationale und internationale galas, events, trade shows, conventions, corporate events,
TV (German Television), festivals, Hotel Resorts and shows aboard cruise ships, ...etc.,
but mainly long term performances for theatres, variety shows, touring shows,
show productions, circus and many other venues. A few examples:
2008 Hong Kong (Shoppingcenter within the context of Olympics)
2013-2015 GOP Varieté Theater (Bremen, Essen, Bad Oeynhausen, München, Münster, Hannover)
Show: "Back to Base"
2013 Novia Scotia Tattoo
2014 Gala Ritter Sport (Stuttgart / Germany)
2015 TV Show: "Deutschland sucht das Supertalent", RTL ("German's Got Talent")
2015 - 2016 GOP Varieté Theater (Bad Oeynhausen, München) Show: "Stardust“
2015 Circus Festival Paris (France), "Cirque de Demain", Award: China Acrobatic Award
2015 MAC Festival Barcelona, Spain
2015 Bamberg Zaubert
2016 Robinson Club (Schlanitzen Alm + Amade)
2016 Schmidt Theater, Mitternachtsshow(Hamburg, Germany)
2016 Magic Circus of Samoa (Mauritius)
2016 Festival, Harzer Show Kristall, Winner
2016 England (UK, Great Britain) Touring Show (TAG Company London)
2016-2018 »Circus 1903 - The Golden Age of Circus«. - Touring with this extraordinary show
extravaganza Australia (including the famous Sydney Opera House, Canberra and Melbourne and North America (incl. Pantages Theater Hollywood / Los Angeles, Theater
Madison Square Garden/New York, Paris Theatre/Las Vegas… etc.),Singapore (MasterCard Theatre)
2017 TV Show: “SAG DIE WAHRHEIT”, SWR (Germany)
2018 Member of Cirque du Soleil Show „ BAZZAR“
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