• Virginia teen runs off and joins the circus

    WASHINGTON — This summer, some kids will head off to summer camp. Others will spend time at the beach or the pool. But one teen from Alexandria, Virginia is off for the adventure of a…

  • Off the 8’s: Achieving balance on the trapeze

    While most young adults settle in to watch a movie, meet friends for a drink or have dinner at a local restaurant after work, WTOP Editor Samantha Loss spends her evenings hanging upside-down.

  • Up in the air: D.C. resident spends her 20s touring the world on a trapeze

    After graduating from The Field School in Northwest D.C., the Capitol Hill resident was accepted to Wellesley College to study engineering. However, instead of heading up to Massachusetts, Michels-Gualtieri followed a time-sensitive passion that took her halfway around the world — and several feet in the air.