Thank You Frankie! You will always inspire us.

Monday, April 27, 2009  //  0 Comments  //  Blog

Frankie Manning, inspiration to lindy hoppers (and tech guys) around the world, passed away peacefully today at age 94.  He has brought so much joy and energy to our lives.  He will be greatly missed but never forgotten.

Here are a few of our favorite videos of Frankie, he was a true gentleman and always lit up the people around him.

Frankie talking about his early life as a lindy hopper.

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Frankie dancing and interview clips.

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Frankie leading the Shim Sham at the Whitsun Ball in Planegg, Germany in 1993.

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Frankie was a true inspiration and his life touched millions around the world, here are a few of our favorite Frankie inspired videos:

Frankie95 Worldwide Choreography performed by Kiev Swing Dance Club, Ukranie

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Korean Shim Sham

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Hula Shim Sham

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Frankie will always inspire us to be creative, work hard at everything we do, and to treat our partners (that’s everyone) as kings and queens.

Swing forever in peace Frankie and thank you for sharing your life and your passion with all of us!

The Site Jive Team

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