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, together with his 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.
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 de Demain« in Paris (France) he won the Chinese
Acrobats 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«). 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
2015 MAC Festival Barcelona, Spain
2015 Bamberg Zaubert
2016 Robinson Club (Schlanitzen Alm + Amade)
2016 Schmidt Theater, (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 at
Madison Square Garden New York, ... etc.), 6 month in Las Vegas at Paris Casino
2017 TV Show: “SAG DIE WAHRHEIT”, SWR (Germany)
2018-until now World Touring Show „BAZZAR“ from CIRQUE DU SOLEIL.
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