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Grant Johnson, yo-yo king

October 18, 2010 |  3:01 pm

OK, those of you who have played with a yo-yo, please raise your hands. Thank you. Now those of you with your hands raised, if you think you were pretty good at using a yo-yo, keep your hands up. Not so fast. Everyone should have put their hands down. Because if you think you are good with a yo-yo, then you've obviously never watched Grant Johnson.

Johnson, who lives in Manhattan Beach, is 15 and won first place in the recent National Yo-Yo Contest at Chico. How impressive is Johnson? Watch the video below, and prepare to throw your yo-yo away in deference to the greatness that is Grant Johnson:


-- Houston Mitchell