Sunday, November 25, 2007
Real Matrix Guy - Joe Eigo
Joe Eigo is the joint creator of "Multi Level Moves", which is "an experiment to explore the limits of the human body." He was a member of the Jackie Chan Stunt Team, performed with Chan in the 2004 film Around the World in 80 Days, and also performed in the 2006 Toronto musical production of The Lord of the Rings.
Eigo was the subject of a photo portrait by Toronto Star photographer Peter Power for which the Toronto Star received an award of excellence from the Missouri School of Journalism.
Eigo's "Matrix - for Real" video has been seen over 4.5 million times on Metacafe, for which he had made US$25,000 as of January 2007. In the video, Eigo flips from boulders, trees and training mats, performs strings of back flips in the middle of a street, tosses a soccer ball in the air and then kicks it while completing a back flip.
Eigo is a celebrity spokesman for the Tahitian Noni company.
Many online tricking communities have pointed out that "Multi-level Moves" is actually and more commonly known as tricking.
Eigo has met with members of Team Chinese box such as Alex Sayhi, Tassilo Labuzinsky, Remi Bakkar, Andrea catozzi and Alessio Dacol in Toronto.
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