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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—

1985                    

Florian Blümmel was born in Speyer (Germany)


1991 - 2002        

School education


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 


since 2013          

Working as a professional self employed cycle artist

—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

———— ARTISTIC AWARDS —————

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)

—— STAGE ——

Since 2013            

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:


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+2019           

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

MAC Festival Barcelona, Spain

Bamberg Zaubert


2016                     

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)


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 at Madison Square Garden New York, ... etc.), 6 month in Las Vegas at Paris Casino


2017                    

TV Show: “SAG DIE WAHRHEIT”, SWR (Germany)

2018-2020

World Touring Show „BAZZAR“ from CIRQUE DU SOLEIL.