Chuck Short was a major influence in the yo-yo scene in the late 90’s and early 2000’s Short was a member of the AYYA for several years as well as very active within the community. He is known for the many articles on yo-yoing he has written for the AYYA and others, including the articles he wrote for the short lived Fiend Magazine,for which he also served as Associate Editor. Short was one of the yo-yoers showcased on SuperYo’s Kickin Tricks video.