Yury Kuznetsov has a background in Sports Acrobatics and was on the Russian National Team for over 10 years. He reached the highest honors when he became World Champion in Sports Acrobatics in Men’s 4. After his successful career in sport he performed in the Russian National Circus, after which he got invited to perform in the teeter board act in Cirque du Soleil’s touring show Kooza. After Cirque du Soleil Yury and his partner created the world renowned original act Duo Resonance, where Yury performs hand balancing on his partner while she is in contortion poses. Duo Resonance performs in shows and galas all over the world, with Cirque du Soleil, and were finalists on America’s Got Talent and Russia’s Got Talent.