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BYYA Staff
Board Members Biographies

The British Yo-Yo Association is run by a group of volunteers - check out a mini bio on them below!


Luke Roberts

DOB: 2nd July 1984

Location: Gloucester

Sponsor: None

How long have you been playing?: In the magical year of 1998 - when all the cool kids started playing!

Favourite styles: Big fan of AA, really digging Offstring recently too!

Why did you become apart of the BYYA?: For me furthering the sport and hobby of yo-yo is really important. It has changed my life in way's I couldn't imagine and so now I want to do my best to share that with others.

Words of wisdom for yoyoers: Why are you reading this? Go yo-yo! :-D

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Arron Sparks

DOB: 9th June 1986 (now you know you can all send me a birthday present! :-)

Location: London

Sponsor: YoYoJam

How long have you been playing?: Since 1998, 11 years strong.

Favourite styles: AA, but all of them really!

Why did you become a part of the BYYA board?: I set-up the BYYA because I didn't know anyone else who yo-yoed and there were no competitions in the UK taking place. I thought I could change that

Words of wisdom for yoyoers: Practise, practise, practise and have fun!

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Simon Welch

DOB: 11/06/86

Location: West Sussex

Sponsor: None

How long have you been playing?: Around 6 years in total

Favourite Styles: 1A

Why did you become apart of the BYYA board?: To help blossom the UK scene

Words of wisdom for yoyoers: Find something you enjoy and throw yourself into it 100%

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Krisztian Kaluzsa

Age: 21 years old

Location: London

Sponsor: Caribou Lodge Yo-Yo Works

How long have you been playing?: 6 years

Favourite Styles: 1A, 3A

Why did you become apart of the BYYA board?: Simply to help growing and developing the yo-yo community in the UK.

Words of wisdom for yoyoers: Just have fun!