Acrobat and single dad performs adorable stunts with his 3-year-old son

Acrobat and single dad performs adorable stunts with his 3-year-old son

Meet the Cirque du Soleil performer who's found the right balance between parenthood and his love for gymnastics!

28-year-old Single dad Wayne Skivington seems to have found the right balance between fatherhood and his busy career as a Cirque du Soleil performer.

A quick scan of his entertaining Instagram account is enough to be convinced why he shot to social media fame.

Most of his photos and videos feature him performing acrobatic routines with his adorable three-year-old son, Rowan.

More than his chiseled physique and fit body, followers just can't help but swoon over how sweet he is towards his little boy.

"The dad is always the guy who throws the kid up in the air—I just take it to the next level," the acrobatic dad told the Daily Mail.

The "next level" is an understatement.

Learn more about Wayne and his son on the next page!

It's only been less than a year since Wayne joined the social media site but he's gained 28,000 followers, most of whom are responsible for his posts gaining worldwide viral status.

And Wayne doesn't disappoint. He updates his followers regularly with videos of him and Rowan sharing "fun times" by doing pull ups, handstands, balancing acts or just plain hanging out or traveling.

Just before he turned 21, Wayne dropped out of Leeds Metropolitan University, where he was pursuing a sports coach degree.

He was later offered role in the Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas.

Learn more about Wayne and his son on the next page!

Wayne's love affair with gymnastics began in Germany when he was four years old, about the same age as his son Rowan is now.

Now the 28-year-old performs twice a day, five times a week in the Zumanity Cirque du Soleil production.

Many have reached out to him through social media, commending him for being an inspiration to parents.

The single dad told the Daily Mail that he plans to continue sharing these moments with his son hoping to keep inspiring other solo parents such as himself to keep doing what they love and to always share their passions with their kids.

Check out more of this daddy-son duo's awesome acrobatic feats on Wayne's Instagram page.

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Bianchi Mendoza