Students get sneak peek of circus

Published: Thursday, Sept. 20 2012 2:22 p.m. MDT

Reyana Hildebrand of the Blessed Sacrament Catholic School dances during the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' "Dragon Games" CircusFit Challenge event at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. The circus will be at the arena from Sept. 20-24.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Students from Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and the Guadalupe School took part in the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus' "Dragon Games" CircusFit Challenge event at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012. The circus will be at the arena from Sept. 20-24.

The kids witnessed Kung Fu feats of the Shaolin Warriors before running through an inflatable obstacle course. The Utah Jazz Bear showed up to help kids shoot some hoops. The students learned the Dragon Dance from the show dancers and clowns, and they got an up-close tour with the Ringling Bros. Asian elephants.

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