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Fred Grzybowski was a pogo stick acrobat from Season 2 of America's Got Talent. He was eliminated in the audition round.


Fred is one of the original founders of the sport of Xpogo and has progressed today to become a mentor to numerous younger athletes. Over the years Fred has created a following for himself around the globe under the name “PogoFred.” He has been featured in numerous media pieces, most notably a Nike commercial during the 2012 Olympics. 1


Fred Grzybowski's audition in Episode 202 consisted of performing jumps and a backflip on a pogo stick and a backflip. Piers Morgan and David Hasselhoff both buzzed the act. Piers, David, and Sharon Osbourne all voted "No", eliminating him from the competition.

Audition All Stars

Fred Grzybowski performed in Episode 212 as one of the Audition All Stars in the Season 2 America's Got Talent finale. His role consisted of jumping on a pogo stick aross the stage, and later on coming back out with the pogo stick on fire and performing a backflip at the end.

After the Show

Fred Grzybowski competed on the final episode of the short-lived 2008 version of The Gong Show, using his stage name "PogoFred". He was the runner-up in the episode, losing to Recycled Percussion.

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