THREE youngsters from Redlands were catapulted on to the national stage on Wednesday night when their acrobatic troupe, Odyssey, made the grand final of talent quest Australia's Got Talent.
Elodie Rousseau, 14, from Ormiston and her 11-year-old brother Cassiel amazed the crowd being fired from a human slingshot across the stage to land on top of a human pyramid.
Their gravity-defying feats, which judges described as "heart-stopping", included a triple summersault and backward flips from the top of the pyramid before being thrown from one side of the stage to the other.
The 13-member Odyssey acrobatic team, which trains at Robertson Gymnastic Academy, also included Birkdale's 14-year-old Tuulie Kallinen.
Tuulie played a major role at the front of the stage wowing the crowd with her amazing contortions and leaps high into the air.
The choreographed performance ended with a message about protecting the environment.
There were eight grand finalists in the contest. The winner of Australia's Got Talent will be announced next Wednesday, July 25, and audiences have until this afternoon to vote for their favourite act.
To view Odyssey in action, go to baysidebulletin.com.
Judge Dannii Minogue said the performance was heart-stopping and judge Kyle Sandilands said it was "world-class".
There were eight grand finalists in the contest including singer Andrew De Silva, who judge Brian McFadden said would be the acrobatic troupe's major rival for the top accolade.
After the eight performances, the show finished at "Bieber fever-pitch" as international pop superstar Justin Bieber whipped the audience into a frenzy.
He performed a medley of his hits such as As Long As You Love Me, and shocked judge Dannii Minogue with an impromptu serenade.
The winner of Australia's Got Talent will be announced next Wednesday, July 25, and audiences have until this afternoon to vote for their favourite act.
To view Odyssey in action, go to our website.