The Academy of Magic & Science presents the the Legends scheme, a short interview series of history changers that we aspire will serve as role models for young students, hopeful future generations of scientists!
Magical Facts about Shin Lim: Shin Lim is a Canadian-American magician of Han Chinese heritage, recognized for his use of card manipulation and sleight of hand. He is known for elaborate close-up card magic routines, during which he remains silent with the tricks set to music.
Originally educated to be a pianist, he took up magic as his career after being diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome. Lim won the 2015 Fédération Internationale des Sociétés Magiques in Close-up Card Magic, he appeared on Penn & Teller: Fool Us and won America's Got Talent during its 13th season and on America's Got Talent: The Champions. In this Legends scheme of the @Academy of Magic & Science he shares what magic means to him and how it can empower people of various backgrounds.