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Old 30th July 2017, 01:54 PM   #1
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Amazing achievment and card handling

This guy -Richard Turner-is incredible least of all as he is blind since 9 years old! His card handling is something else, his stuff is mostly gambling themed sleights. Here he is on Fool Us.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwFIJyWKs1k

Also he's a black belt in karate,anyone interested in knowing more about him check out a documentary about him which is fascinating.
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I went on a Fool Us binge last week. Turner's routine is amazing.
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Old 3rd August 2017, 08:28 AM   #3
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Did anyone catch Shin Lim's return on Fool Us?
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Originally Posted by Imhotep View Post
Did anyone catch Shin Lim's return on Fool Us?
Yes it was excellent.
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Old 7th August 2017, 11:39 AM   #5
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I saw both the Turner piece and the Shin Lim performances (first and second) on their first viewing. Turner was remarkable. Shin Lim was gorgeous but a little more rusty than his first performance (which means it was still greater than most mortals), but that isn't surprising given what happened to him in the interim.
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Old 11th August 2017, 06:57 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Azrael 5 View Post
This guy -Richard Turner-is incredible least of all as he is blind since 9 years old! His card handling is something else, his stuff is mostly gambling themed sleights. Here he is on Fool Us.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwFIJyWKs1k

Also he's a black belt in karate,anyone interested in knowing more about him check out a documentary about him which is fascinating.
I had the incredible honor of seeing Mr. Turner perform in the Close-up Gallery at The Magic Castle in Los Angeles a couple months back. I sat three feet from him and I'm here to tell you, he's 100% legit. He can manipulate a deck of cards like no one I have ever seen.

And the coolest part? At no point is the audience told that he's blind. His feats of card-manipulation stand on their own.
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Old 15th August 2017, 07:14 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by johnny karate View Post
I had the incredible honor of seeing Mr. Turner perform in the Close-up Gallery at The Magic Castle in Los Angeles a couple months back. I sat three feet from him and I'm here to tell you, he's 100% legit. He can manipulate a deck of cards like no one I have ever seen.

And the coolest part? At no point is the audience told that he's blind. His feats of card-manipulation stand on their own.
His lecture is well worth watching https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHwfZoNwRuo

Also here is his karate demonstration-again legally blind at this point:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9InroiASXiI
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