Beragh balloon modeller through to Britainís Got Talent semis

Thursday, 1 June 2017

Beragh balloon modeller through to Britainís Got Talent semis thumbnailTalented balloon modeller, Ryan Tracey, who will be performing in front of millions on Thursday night in the Britain's Got Talent semi-final.

A BERAGH balloon modeller is preparing to perform in front of an audience of millions on Thursday night in the semi-finals of the popular ITV talent show, Britain's Got Talent.

Ryan Tracey, of Duff Balloons, 'wowed' celebrity judges, Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams and broke a Guinness World Record during his audition. Tomorrow (Thursday) night, he's getting another chance to impress at the live semi-final.

The talented balloon modeller was told by the judges on Saturday night that he had been selected to go through to the live semi-finals and on hearing the news, Ryan said he was "amazed."

"I'm as surprised as anyone," he said. "I was amazed, I just couldn't believe it, I was speechless. I always said that making it to the semi-finals would be life- changing for me. I believed I could do it, but I didn't allow myself to have thoughts of what it would be like to get there. It was unexpected and there was an overwhelming amount of emotion to be told that I'll be performing live in front of millions."

With a Guinness World Record for five different balloon sculptures created in the time of one minute and 1.3 seconds whilst wearing a blindfold already under his belt, Ryan said that he has something extra special in place for his performance on Thursday night.

"Britain's Got Talent is the biggest talent show in the world and I'm going to be attempting another world record and this one is going to be the most difficult," Ryan continued.


"I'm not going to change the recipe of making balloons and doing it fast but this needs to be much faster. There's so much potential for me to get this wrong - so I need to be the best and the fastest I have ever been.

"When I showed the people who have been helping me, what I was going to do, they said I was insane. The first time I set it up I believed that it was impossible but I have spent every waking hour of the last seven days working it out. It has been a lot of hard work in a short space of time, but I'll only ever get one shot at this."

The local man claims to be looking forward to gracing the Britain's Got Talent stage and it will not only be a special moment for him, but for his five children also.

Ryan said: "I'm more just anticipating the day on Thursday. I have really enjoyed each moment so far and Thursday is just about living in the moment and creating memories for myself that will last a lifetime. It's special for me, but it's also really special for my children and I want stories to be able to tell my grandchildren.

"I have been afforded an opportunity and I just have to embrace it. A lot of people watch this show and I'm really excited to see what happens next because this will open doors for me right across the world."

Tune into the show on Thursday night to give Ryan your vote or you can download the free Britain's Got Talent app and you can make five votes for each device.


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