Passing Zone

Passing Zone

Take two guys with chainsaws put them in tights, throw in a garden weasel, and what do you get? Well, it's kind of hard to explain, but they're called The Passing Zone and they'll amaze you. You've heard of keynote speakers, but keynote jugglers?

Jugglers have been around for thousands of years. But Jon Wee and Owen Morse-the duo who make up The Passing Zone-are different. They really are. Not just because they wear tights while tossing gasoline-powered destruct-o devices at each other but because they're funny. Really funny.

The Passing Zone are known as much for their comedy as their juggling skills. They were featured twice on the gala stage at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and have opened for comedians Bill Cosby, George Carlin, Bob Newhart, Bob Hope, and Penn & Teller. Television appearances have included Comic Strip Live, An Evening at The Improv, MADtv, Penn & Teller's Sin City Spectacular, Steve Harvey's Big Time, and regular returns to NBC's Today Show. They were also commentators on ESPN for their coverage of the World Juggling Federation competitions. The Passing Zone was Featured in The Addams Family movie and invited to perform at The Royal Command Performance for Prince Charles.

The Passing Zone was chosen as a "Best Bet for Entertainment" by the Wall Street Journal, and Special Events Magazine placed the duo on their list of the "Hottest 26 Speakers." Jon and Owen have also published articles on Teamwork, Work-Life Balance, and Taking Risks in countless industry periodicals including: E-Business, People, Special Events, Smart Meetings, Networking Times, Financial Executives, Successful Meetings, Home Business, and many more.

That's why The Passing Zone is extraordinarily popular on the corporate circuit. Put Jon and Owen's award-winning performance to work for you. The Passing Zone won't just juggle your company's products; they'll make your CEO part of the act. Find out why Domino's, Frito-Lay, Boeing, MCI, Andersen Consulting, and other Fortune 500 companies make The Passing Zone central to their corporate functions. Because when it comes to the success of your event, these guys mean business.

The Passing Zone have been awarded five Guinness World Records and 18 Gold Medals from the International Juggler's Association. They were recently presented with the International Juggler's Association Award of Excellence, for "excellence in the art of juggling through professional performance," which is the most prestigious award in juggling (essentially the Juggling Hall of Fame), given to only thirteen acts worldwide.

The best keynote speakers do a lot more than just present a meaningful and informative message. They act as a springboard to launch your imagination, expand your perception and open new doors to possibility. The Passing Zone does that. And, they do it in ways you have to see to believe. Juggling is the perfect metaphor to describe what people do in their workday and how they balance life's many demands.

The Passing Zone exemplifies teamwork, learning from mistakes, and reaching goals. As members of the National Speakers Association, Jon and Owen demonstrate exceptional skills as highly motivational speakers. Add their artistry as jugglers, comedians and entertainers, and The Passing Zone can turn your next function into the most talked-about and effective event your group has ever experienced.

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