Antonio grew up in Chicago competing in gymnastics and performing with the Triton Trooper Circus. He became a walk-on gymnast at the University of Illinois and has worked in many Cirque du Soleil shows around the world! He most recently worked as a head coach and consultant for new projects for Cirque de Soleil. He has also worked with Cirque Mechanics, the WNBA and as a featured stuntman in films and commercials.