Whip Cracker

By Rich Kremer | June 1, 2018

  • Adam "Crack" Winrich cracks a fire whip at a Renaissance Fair in Wisconsin before a crowd of people.

Adam "Crack" Winrich with his fire whip. (Photo by David Rubinstein)

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The crack of a whip is an unmistakable sound, evoking thoughts of cattle drives and the American west.  But if you listen with a bent ear near the village of Fall Creek you can hear those same spine tingling cracks echoing from the rolling hills.  That’s Adam “Crack” Winrich, a world champion whip cracker who’s made a life out of the western arts.

(This story originally aired October 8, 2014.)

Rich Kremer

Rich Kremer

Rich Kremer is a Wisconsin Public Radio reporter in Eau Claire with a passion for the hot ham sandwich with extra house mustard at Ray’s Place.
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