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.
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 Brattleboro Teens Naked Hooping Creates Media…