BladeRunners Systems, recognized as a leading production balisong brand, will be hosting the first ever Bali Royal Showdown at BLADE Show 2017. The event will offer the greatest balisong flippers in the world a stage to demonstrate their insane skills and compete for prizes and bragging rights. The Bali Royal Showdown is not only an intense competition among the best of the best, but it’s also a thrilling exhibition of skills that you’ll never see anywhere else.

Battles and contests have long been a part of the online balisong community, with showdowns occurring on forums and via social media. “Competition is definitely familiar to those mastering the art of the balisong,” BladeRunners Systems’ Lawrence Ho tells us. Ho cut his teeth in the digital balisong community and built up BladeRunners Systems along with co-founder Edward Anthonis there. A skilled flipper himself, Ho explains that the live format will spur competing flippers to push their skills to the limit and test their mettle in a high adrenaline situation. “Competing in person challenges them to execute tricks live, with fewer attempts and time than performing in front of a camera.”


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