The Orion

Yo-yo champion strings the competition along on world stage

Zac Rubino, a 21-year-old Chico local, has followed his dream of yo-yoing since he was 13. Rubino traveled to Prague last year to compete in the World Yo-Yo Contest, in which he placed fifth in the offstring division. Photo credit: Caio Calado

Jason Spies

April 20, 2015

At 13 years old, Zac Rubino watched the National Yo-Yo Contest in the City Plaza in downtown Chico. It was that performance that inspired Rubino and helped him become the 2014 offstring national champion and fifth overall in the yo-yo world. “I remember standing there watching one performer do thes...

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