One must think that its appearance is associated with the flourishing of the automobile and aviation industries, which demanded a huge amount of rubber for tires. Among the wide variety of types of circus art, there is hardly a genre more ancient than the one that still continues to be called “caoutchouc” behind the scenes. The earliest information about him dates back to very, very distant times.
There are few people with such unique abilities on earth. His abilities in themselves are a kind of special effect.