Yo-Yo Championship held in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO

Players from as far away as Hawaii and Japan wowed spectators with tricks like "Splitting the Atom" and "Eli Hops."

The winner took home a $1,000 first place prize.

The world's second-oldest toy is experiencing a 21st century revival. The winner of the state competition moves on the regionals, with an eye toward the World Yo-Yo Contest being held in Florida this year.

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