Florian Blümmel is a triple German champion, European champion and twice vice world champion in artistic cycling. He was born in Speyer (Germany) and his life tells the story of an elite athlete who made it onto the world’s stages by the age of 27. 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.
Already as a young boy at the age of 6 he was fascinated by artistic cycling and started to practice. Later on, together with his younger brother Felix, he practiced for hours every day to continuously learn and develop new moves and variations. Both were completely addicted.
As time passed, Florian rose quickly to the top of his sport, qualifying for all major competitions. Together with his brother he achieved outstanding national and international success and won many awards over the years. Florian was a member of the German national team for over 9 years.
Following his success in competitive sports, in 2013 he decided to follow his dream to perform on stage, where he could touch and thrill thousands of people with his acts as a professional cycle artist. He started out with his brother as »Felix and Flow« and became a a solo artist in later years.
Since then he has performed around the world with the largest contemporary circuses, prestigious German Varietés, on cruise ships, at events, theaters and in concerts. In addition to performing on stages, he competed successfully in different festivals and won multiple artistic awards. For example, in 2015 he won the Chinese Acrobats Association Trophee at the famous circus festival »Le Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain« in Paris (France). 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«).He played in worldwide fame theatre like Madison Square Garden and Sydney Opera House …. . Now he is a Member at Cirque du Soleil „BAZZAR“.
— SCHOOL / EDUCATION / PROFESSION—
Florian Blümmel was born in Speyer (Germany)
1991 - 2002
2002 - 2005
Apprenticeship as a carpenter
2005 - 2009
Apprenticeship as wholesale and foreign trade merchant
2009 - 2013
Working as wholesale and foreign trade merchant for Raab Karcher
Working as a professional self employed cycle artist
—SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS (ARTISTIC CYCLING) —
Start of career as an active artistic cyclist (professional artistic cycling career until end of 2012)
Vice German Champion
German Master Winner (World's most powerful series of competitive sport in artistic cycling)
UCI World Ranking Winner
Vice World Champion
Member of the German National Team
———— ARTISTIC AWARDS —————
International Kleinkunstfestival Usedom, Award winner
Paris (France), Le Festival Mondial du "Cirque de Demain",
Award: Chinese Acrobats Association Trophee
Winner of the "Harzer Show Kristall 2016" (Germany)
—— STAGE ——
Many national and international 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:
Hong Kong (Shoppingcenter within the context of Olympics)
GOP Varieté Theater (Bremen, Essen, Bad Oeynhausen, München, Münster, Hannover) Show: "Back to Base"
Novia Scotia Tattoo
Gala Ritter Sport (Stuttgart / Germany)
TV Show: "Deutschland sucht das Supertalent", RTL ("German's Got Talent")
Circus Festival Paris (France), "Cirque de Demain", Award: China Acrobatic Award
MAC Festival Barcelona, Spain
Robinson Club (Schlanitzen Alm + Amade)
Schmidt Theater, (Hamburg, Germany)
Magic Circus of Samoa (Mauritius)
Festival, Harzer Show Kristall, Winner
England (UK, Great Britain) Touring Show (TAG Company London)
»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 at Madison Square Garden New York, ... etc.), 6 month in Las Vegas at Paris Casino
TV Show: “SAG DIE WAHRHEIT”, SWR (Germany)
World Touring Show „BAZZAR“ from CIRQUE DU SOLEIL.