12-Year-Old Cedar Falls Kid is a champion of the yo-yo - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

12-Year-Old Cedar Falls Kid is a champion of the yo-yo


A Cedar Falls 12-year-old will be in Chicago Friday for a yo-yo competition.

Shakeem Anderson has only been practicing the yo-yo for two years. However, he has competed in six different competitions and placed in the top three in half of them.

12-year-old Shakeem has over 50 different yo-yo's he practices with and competes in several different styles of yo-yoing. Shakeem competes in several categories including off-string and 1A.

On Friday afternoon, Shakeem is going back to his first competition he ever competed in Chicago, Illinois. This is also the first year that Shakeem will be sponsored by a team at his competitions.

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