Circuses

Cirque du Soleil contortionist: I've achieved 'extreme flexibility'
Aleksei Goloborodko tours the world with Cirque du Soleil as a contortionist in the show Luzia.

Circus performer's body-bending tricks

Cirque du Soleil contortionist: I've achieved 'extreme flexibility'
Circus contortionist Aleksei Goloborodko has been bending his body into mind-boggling positions since the age of four. 

It was his childhood dream to join the circus, and he now tours the world with Cirque du Soleil in the show Luzia.  

Filmed and edited by Ellen Tsang.

(Image: Aleksei Goloborodko in Luzia. Credit: Matt Beard)