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Dave Finnigan      

Professional Juggler, Creator of "Juggling for Success" & Founder of Green Actioneers

Dave Finnigan is the "Johnny Appleseed of juggling" and a serial social entrepreneur focused on getting families focused on sustainability with his new school program, Green Actioneers.

Because Dave learned to juggle at the age of 35, he knew he would never be the world's greatest juggler, so he decided to become the world's most prolific juggling teacher. He pioneered teaching with slow-moving nylon scarves and has presented his one-day program, Juggling for Success in over 2,000 elementary and middle schools in 12 countries. Dave has taught scarf juggling at more than 200 conferences for adults, often as a keynote speaker.

Dave "wrote the book on juggling" with sales of his major works, The Joy of Juggling and The Complete Juggler, topping one million copies in 5 languages. Dave's video series for children, Juggletime, won a coveted Parents Choice Award, and his philosophical adventure story, The Zen of Juggling, has become a cult classic among jugglers worldwide.

Dave's juggling equipment company, Jugglebug, was the first to offer a full line of props to entertainers and recreational jugglers. He built that company up to $1,000,000 per year in sales and sold it in 1994 to Sportime, a physical education supply company.

From 1976-2006 he presented to over 2,000 all-day school engagements in 46 states and 12 countries, and was a speaker for over 200 exciting keynotes, earning the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) the highest award of the National Speakers Association (NSA).

In 2007, he founded Climate Change is Elementary, which is a program he teaches to entire elementary schools and combines juggling with climate change education and action for kids and parents.

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