Adrenalin is the name of the game up there

2009-05-23 00:00

ONE of the big drawcards at the Royal Show yesterday was the Wheel of Death.

The gravity-defying performances had the crowds on the edge of their seats.

But for Wheel of Death performers Neil Bovill, Tyra Neilsen and Harold Makena, it is just another day doing the job they love.

“We have all been performing in show business all of our lives. It is a part of who we are,” said Bovill.

Makena said, “When we perform we get an adrenalin rush. There is nothing better than … the crowd enjoying your show.”

Bovill’s family owns the only Wheel of Death in the southern hemisphere and he said he especially enjoys the travelling around the continent to entertain crowds from all over Africa.

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