Thank You National Yo-Yo League


To me, this is the Oscars, Nobel Prize, and a high five all in one.

This was a big Nationals for me.  It was the first time my book was available for purchase in a retail store (Bird in Hand subsequently sold out), YoYoSkills.com was attempting to live blog, and then this happened….  Bob got up in between divisions and started talking about the National Achievement award, how only a handful of people had gotten this recognition, and how the current recipient was making leaps and bounds keeping the yo-yo public informed.  My buddy Nolan looked at me and said, “He is talking about you, give me your camera.”  and before I could say “Huh?”  Bob announced my name.

I am honored.

Thank you National Yo-Yo League.   Thank you readers for following YoYoSkills.com.  Thank you YoYoSkills.com Journalism team for your work on the site.  Thank you to my Wife who lets me squeeze web time into everyday life.  Thank you Gunter and Nolan who constantly fix my grammar.  Thank you yoyo manufactures who send me review units and email me news.

I am honored, and I will try to live up to what this recognition stands for.

Thank you again Thad, Bob, Richie and the National Yo-Y0 League.  You really have no idea how much this means to me.

Bob Malowney and Chris Allen

Bob Malowney and Chris Allen


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'Thank You National Yo-Yo League' have 12 comments

  1. October 5, 2010 @ 10:32 pm Jeff Coons

    It’s well deserved. This site is the only thing that keeps me in the loop and you do a great job with that.

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  2. October 4, 2010 @ 5:15 pm yollector.com

    Well Deserved !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Yo Da Man !!!!!!
    Richy from Chico

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  3. October 4, 2010 @ 7:43 pm Hulio

    Well done! 100% deserved!

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  4. October 4, 2010 @ 9:59 am Tom Cunningham

    Congrats, man, well-deserved, your site serves as my portal to the yo-yo world now.

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  5. October 4, 2010 @ 9:58 am colinleland

    Congrats Chris! SUper well deserved.

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  6. October 4, 2010 @ 8:03 am Sircus

    Congrats Doc. Thanks for all you do.

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  7. October 4, 2010 @ 6:12 am Jagtek

    Job well done ! You deserve it !

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  8. October 4, 2010 @ 8:10 am MadYoer

    Dude!… Great Job!… Your site is great, and helps the whole yo-yo community. I was really glad to see you get this, you definitely deserve it!

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  9. October 3, 2010 @ 9:20 pm ChicoJay

    Truly an honor well deserved. Congrats, and keep up the great work dude!

    See, those 100 hour weeks over and above your day job really do pay off!

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  10. October 3, 2010 @ 8:59 pm Ibrahim

    So sick! You really deserve it! Great job, and it was amazing meeting you at nationals. Your a great guy 🙂

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  11. October 3, 2010 @ 8:52 pm Doctor Popular

    That’s awesome news. Congrats!

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  12. October 3, 2010 @ 8:34 pm gsimian

    Dude, well deserved. Congratulations!

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