The Official Black Rock City Garnish Fire Conclave, a multi-national team of fire performance superstars who come together every year at Burning Man, present a cavalcade of flaming flow art, even fire hoopers on stilts. Click LINK to view a larger size.
Monthly Archive: August 2006
We adore our friend Sass, who is currently back in her hometown of Johannesburg, South Africa, acting in a television soap opera. Here she’s celebrating the day out of time, hooping for peace in these times of war and violence. Soundtrack: Michael Franti’s “Crazy, crazy, crazy.” Click LINK to view larger size.
We’re off for a week in Black Rock City, hooping up a dust storm at Burning Man. We’ll answer your mail and we’ll have plenty to report when we return. Enjoy yourselves!
Doesn’t James’ photograph entitled Hula Hoop Corn Cob smell like summer? It was taken at a birthday party in Toronto, Ontario.
Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito and his family are on holiday in the Netherlands. Naruhito’s daughter, Princess Aiko, enjoyed spending her time hula-hooping and watching insects.
Alexis hoops with a close friend at Treasure Island Beach, Florida. The photo Snakecharmer is from the St. Petersburg Times article.
We’d like to welcome all the That’s Fit readers who are here discovering hooping through Sarah Gilbert’s Hooping: no longer your Aunt Betty’s Hula article. It’s a good little read.
On the other side of the world, down under, the hooping revolution is underway as well. If you don’t already know BunnyHoopStar, consider this your opportunity to do just that. You’re in for an adventure, because even though the 33-year-old lives in Sydney, BunnyHoopStar notes, “To be honest, I feel like I’m “originally” from another planet, a place where the macro and micro cosmic vibrations are strongly tuned into all kinds of harmonious and wildly creative art practices including dancing, singing, dreaming and of course spinning hoops! And to think this will be my first year at Burning Man! Am I going home?” It’s possible, and those of you on the playa this year can find out the answer for yourself.
In Brattleboro, Vermont, a group gathered in the Harmony Lot for “Bratt Fest.” Police Chief John Martin said young people were hula hooping without any clothes on, but no arrests were made. Update: See...
Steph Goralnick has some rather amazing things going on in her back yard in Brooklyn, New York – including today’s photo TMWDPE.
Here is Maddie performing her signature Splits Kickout. She is so graceful and smooth about it. Her leg goes back into the hoop like a knife into butter. Maddie is one of our youngest hoopers in the Bay Area, and we love having her!
This heavenly hooper has a halo, one shot from an extensive series of hooping photographs by Saloman888. Taken in Santa Monica, California.
Isn’t it about time for a Mug Night Hoop Jam? Catch Meghan’s hoop moves at the Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, North Carolina. Who was playing? Kinetic featuring Ryan Cavanaugh.
Check out this hooper skin for the iPod mini on eBay. The design appears to be called Gyration and it’s one of many created by