|Kung Fu Heroes|
|Age (at audition)||21-32|
The Kung Fu Heroes are an international action team that specializes in out-of-the-box choreography, which blurs the line of reality and fiction, perfect for a live adaptation of an anime or novel. The team has been featured on television, film and stage for the likes of Tina Turner, Jackie Chan, King Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, and more. 1
Kung Fu Heroes's audition in Episode 501 consisted of performing acrobatic tricks such as kicks, flips, landing flat on one's back, and a split. Piers Morgan, Sharon Osbourne, and Howie Mandel all voted "Yes," sending the act to the Vegas Round.
The Kung Fu Heroes were one of the Standby Acts in the Vegas Round. They were sorted into the "Danger Acts" category. Their performance in Episode 512 consisted of performing a choreographed Kung Fu fight scene. Their audition was strong enough for the judges to send them to the Quarterfinals along with Jeremy Vanschoonhoven.
The Kung Fu Heroes' Quarterfinals performance in Episode 513 consisted of performing another acrobatic routine with many different Chinese Weapons. They did not receive enough votes to finish in at least fifth place in America's Vote, eliminating them from the competitionin Episode 514 along with Nick Pike, instead of Fighting Gravity.
After the Show
In 2011, the Kung Fu Heroes documented and engaged in their first European Tour, taught an extension program on Eastern Philosophy with Colorado Mesa University in Telluride, Colorado, worked together with the dance troupe, Ballet Magique to blend magic, ballet and martial arts into their performance, headed the action in Arshad Aslam's debut music video "Red Alert", created a stage adaptation for the novel "Last Princess and the Cup of Immortality" and performed as headliner's during the Center for World Cultures Summer Festival in Saudi Arabia. In 2012, the team were headliners at the 50th anniversary Renaissance Pleasure Fair in Irwindale and are currently slated to choreograph and stunt in "Shivers," a film by Continuum Pictures. 2