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famous canals into a massive party ah, with happy pro, had your watching dw news that fit for me. sports life is up next on d. w of course is more on our website, dw, dot com and on social media i dw, and use. i'm jared read. thanks to watching people in trucks injured one trying to flee the city center more and more refugees are being turned away and the border families, planes on the reason for these don't is with people seeing extreme
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ross getting 200 people in around the world. more than 300000000 people are seeking refuge. yes. why? because no one should have to flee. make up your own mind. w. made for mines. ah, ah. ah . i spoke with
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me and was saying that a member of my daughter has helped me. never to give up. what anything. with the turning point in you could was classes life began in this place. zips at circus academy in cape town, south africa. today is training day. it looks effortless, but jacobus has to be highly focused all the time. once the club did you all once in one to get injured, if the look of a difficult to go back to what? because the 1st thing that's gonna be in your mind is that fall is going to happen again. or that club is gonna hit me again. my middle name is danger. normally if i fall, i just stand up as a yes, let's go again with keep on
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going. meeting failure with a sense of humor. with clubs or bulls, jacobo is training $5.00 to $6.00 times per week with his stage partner. jason, you kobus has come a long way. the 29 year old is one of the main performers that zip sack circus. clown, acrobat, juggler. you kobus is repertoire is wide. after the break back to full focus in 10 weeks, one of the most important events in south africa will take place the national arts festival in crimes town. you kobus and his colleagues will perform their latest stage program until then all tricks and stunts have to be on point. zips up is not only a circus society, but also a training center. the academy in the cape town district of woodstock office,
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a free education for young people. brett van wren's book found zip zap in 1995 together with his wife lawrence, both a form of circus artists. we believe that any kid and matter what the background, if they're given the opportunity in life and they are passionate about what they, they do, any child can make it. and a lot of kids, you know, who have talent and skills, often left beyond and zip said, you know, we kind of provide that platform to give children that maybe don't have as much as others. the platform to do something with a life. you kobus, who every one calls trompe was one of these children. touring with the zip sap circus, took him around the world in the last years he even performed in front of tennis superstar roger federer and barack obama at the white house. however, his road to success was rocking as
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a teenager jacobus would live on the streets of par, a suburb of cape town, he was addicted to substances such as man jackson meth which a highly dangerous drugs you kobus was at rock bottom. this cellphone picture is the only one catching from those times a trip to the past, only a few 100 meters away from the academy. this is the place where he would live. you kobus is joining zips up at the age of 16. with the help of an outreach program from the straits to the stage. so how did he manage to do that? i wanted more for myself that didn't think was going back to the rags, what gang sellers them. and i love that i that didn't come close to my head and said it gave me a taste. they gave me a bite of the apple, and i told myself, i won. i won more of this apple. and to day have got so much more of that apple
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a weekend with the circus people instead of staying at home. you kobus jason and coach ivan, want to leave the city. his friend jason is a passionate angler. you kobus is still learning. maybe he's lucky today with keep with them to little bit. take him with the line. so you kobus this trip to the sea means a lot. it means to have the feeling of the normal life. you don't have to fret
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about any thing to other ways. just assume cold and hoping there's a fight going long. and indeed you kobus has got something on the hook. with an up left, you look for the beat. the men try again from the bridge. since almost 8 years, you kobus and jason are inexperienced, tain renella, which other works. and i feel i know which way he goes either which way i go like. so it's nice to be able to work with someone like that. i, we spend so much time with each other. i feel that it's like, it's impossible not to become friends. you know, they didn't catch a fish today, but they've enjoyed a brief moment of ease. ah,
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only 2 weeks left until the festival performance last rehearsals at the zips at don't. the atmosphere is tense. i a few honest injured you. kobus hurt his wrists when he tried to lift jason i wasn't strong enough in as as if josh and then was stopped. so now and, and with of pain. but it's workable. you kobus is hot on himself. he ignores the pain and participates in all the run throughs. almost every one of the circus has experienced the rough sides of life. and there is no coincidence in the topics of the performances always being about existential matters. g show inside free core to throw say, you know, trying to find
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a way back home east the festival gets closer and like the weather, the moods are also samba. oh, you could, us feels pain in his whole body. the result of too much training and emotional tension, a message should help him. most brain order is going to it on the look back. god bless me being upside down. too much precious, also pulling to the back. that's i quite ever. so pick basically this is an effort that it's youth and abuse and of a that just if you, if they well developed, there are lots of muscle but they also really tied the 45 minute treatment works its magic. how hm.
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i had a lift and my tire now i feel sleepy to offend. quit can from the pictures of that oprah you kobus needs to get fit again. because time flies only one week later, kathy day at zips at duncan. with to morrow morning you kobus and the performers drive to grimes town but bus and trailer. it's located a 1000 kilometers north of cape town. quick goodbye from the boss. with friends, good wishes,
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unnecessary. the group doesn't know what's ahead of them. festival time. for the 1st time since a 2 year break, the national arts festival takes place again in graham's town. the audience is excited for great hearts and acrobatics. meanwhile, backstage the mood of the group is bad due to an accident of one of the members of the last rehearsal. he can perform a shock to everyone. mm. however, they're all doing their best to focus. now it's time to be professional, adjusted to the new situation, to believe in their own palla and strength, to give 100 percent to the injured friend group member, re i guess we try to get
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together. then they have to get in mind to get these on the left to mind. the viani very important person in life. it's a lu i'm doing, i'm doing all of these x that i haven't done what i'm i'm in years. so i am quite a but no lisa lester, i don't know how he's going to me, but the only way i can say, i'll just explain how i feel. the injured dray is also excited. slowly the room fills with paper and the curtain goes up. my name is a mia and one thing i remember on my door, i helped me never to give up
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a meeting with you. kobus gave everything. but now he asked the improvised raises act. ah, a it worked out when the kids in the audience does it all. the artists don't want to take all the credit for themselves. they're heading straight towards the injured team in, in the middle of the happy bunch. a bully school because he's well aware that
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