Lilia Stepanova

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Lilia Stepanova (born 29 July 1987) is a contortionist.[1][2] She was born in Chişinău, Moldova, to parents who were also contortionists. She started training with her mother at the age of five.

As of 2010, Stepanova is living in Las Vegas, Nevada, where she is known for performing at many NBA halftime shows.[3] She is also known for her ability to perform archery with her feet while on hand-balancing canes, the piece she performed on Season 1 of America's Got Talent.


She has appeared as a guest artist on shows including:

She has also been in a commercial for Nykredit, a Danish bank.


  1. ^ " cauciuc". Jurnalul Naţional (in Romanian). 3 April 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Iată-i pe cei mai tari contorsionişti din lume!". Libertatea (in Romanian). 16 April 2011. Retrieved 10 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Hruby, Patrick. "Seven minutes of wow". Outside the Lines. ESPN. Retrieved 3 July 2011. 

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