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Just pitched: The Flying Bunny on the Ellen Show!

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How could Ellen DeGeneres possibly resist? The Flying Bunny a.k.a. Annika Vrklan would be the perfect guest on the Ellen Show especially since Ellen is looking for talented kids under the age of eleven. Here's what I wrote to Ellen: The Flying Bunny Soars At just 8-years-old, Annika Vrklan is taking the skateboarding world by storm. She’s out-skating and out-jumping other kids twice her age in competitions! Here are a few of her accomplishments to date: Guinness World Records Holder (August 2010) Performer in Le Petit Cirque Wunderkinds as a Skateboard Prodigy (June 2012) Appeared as a featured guest on...

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Money Can't Buy This Kind Of Publicity

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The Flying Bunny Awes TV Audience [caption id="attachment_1357" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Annika Vrklan: The Flying Bunny"][/caption] This was Annika Vrklan's big moment. At 7-years-old, this skateboarding whiz, was a featured guest on syndicated TV, The Nate Berkus Show (March 14, 2011). Please check out this video to view her segment. How exciting for someone so young to visit New York City for the first time and be given an opportunity to strut her stuff on national TV. But it was also an opportunity for Tail Wags Helmet Covers to shine! As a small business owner, I couldn't afford to pay for...

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Are We Pushing Our Kids Too Hard?

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Here’s a YouTube video of a 6-year-old girl, Annika Vrklan, who is winning awards across California for her skateboarding achievements. In fact, she recently won a Guinness World Record. The training involved to compete at this level is intense because she’s competing in the under 13 category. Is it too much for someone so young? The same question can be asked of young gymnasts, hockey players, pianists, mathematicians, and chess players just to name a few. Are the parents of these kids robbing them of their childhood by pushing them at such an early age? I don’t have any definitive...

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Annika Vrklan wins a Guinness World Record

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Six year old Annika Vrklan got her name into the Guinness World Records book when she completed 31 backside grinds on her skateboard in one minute at GWR Live! during X Games 16 on August 1st, 2010. Wearing her White Bunny helmet cover, Annika charmed and amazed the crowds at this event. Now that's what I call hopping!!! A great big CONGRATULATIONS from Tail Wags Helmet Covers on your huge success Annika! You never cease to amaze me.

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