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Tito Gaona 1974 Sports Illustrated
I had the great pleasure of working with the "Flying Gaonas" on the Big Apple Circus. They were circus aristocracy and yet the nicest family you could ever meet. This article is well written and very descriptive of Tito's circus history. Take a step back in time and have a read.
You can fly with Tito at one of his flying schools by clicking here: http://www.titogaona.com/