Monthly Archives: August 2004

More hooping in commercials

I just received an email from a reader whose six-year-old niece did a commercial for Clarkes shoes in the UK. The commercial involves a lot of hooping. It shows Ruby hooping while eating, watching television, talking on the phone, etc.…

Vancouver Hoop Group

Here in East Vancouver, at Trout Lake Park, there is a group of (mostly) poi-people that meets Wednesday nights. Several weeks ago, Brendan suggested that we as hoopers should start gathering in the park on the same night, a little…

Kinesthetic activism

My friend Scott, the venerable Planttrees, called me a kinesthetic activist last night. He said that I make people move their bodies by bringing hoops whenever I go out. I have never thought of myself as much of an activist,…

The Baryshnikov

It’s been a long time since anyone posted a video, so here is Seattle Hooper Andreas doing a trick we call “The Baryshnikov.” He’d been drinking a little too much to execute the landing perfectly (and please ignore my drunken…