Monthly Archive: February 2010

Jen Web

Jen Web

Jen Web of Funtown Productions performs with Telesma at the Visionary Solstice Gathering in Baltimore, Maryland. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Zach Moorehouse>

Hula Ray

Hula Ray

Fire hooping with Hula Ray in Tel Aviv, Israel. Video by Kapeluton Photography. Soundtrack: “Nightwalker” by Trentemøller (on iTunes).

Hula Hoop Heiress Loses Big On Divorce Appeal

Hula Hoop Heiress Loses Big On Divorce Appeal

Elena Bowes Marano, the Hula Hoop heiress, is being forced by a British court to pay her ex-husband £5 million to cover half the losses he suffered in the property slump, following their divorce...

Hoop Skiing

Hoop Skiing

Remember Julianne McGregor and her Mt. Kilimanjaro quest? Here she is hoop skiing in Méribel, France. You can support her cause here.

Dawn In The Snow

Dawn In The Snow

Dawn Smith-Pliner is hooping in the snow, in her snowshoes no less, in Middletown Springs, Vermont.

Hooping Is Hip Again

Hooping Is Hip Again

The Staten Island Advance in New York reports, “Stomach out. Then suck it back in. That’s the way to keep a hula hoop spinning around your middle, explains Rachel Attardi [pictured] to her class...

Sean Stogner: Double Minis

Sean Stogner: Double Minis

Sean Stogner of The Gyronauts spins up some LED double mini hoops. The Gyronauts are based in Austin, Texas, and New York City.

Jessica Seales

Jessica Seales

Jessica Seales hoops it up between Mardi Gras parades in the Garden District of New Orleans, Louisiana. She lives in Birmingham, Alabama.

Hooping It Up in Huntsville

Hooping It Up in Huntsville

In Alabama, The Huntsville Times reports, “Amanda Norman, 22, of Huntsville took up her first hoop in 2008 after seeing fire hooping in a YouTube video. Her fascination with the performance led to learning...

Leamington Spa Hoop Club

Leamington Spa Hoop Club

David Wilkinson has been taking a lot of great shots at the Leamington Spa Hoop Club in Warwickshire, England. It’s from this photo set

Aubreylee: Defrosting

Aubreylee: Defrosting

The icicles are melting on Lookout Mountain and Aubreylee Henriksen is defrosting as well. She lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

NGO Promotes Hula Hooping in Pakistan

NGO Promotes Hula Hooping in Pakistan

When it comes to hula hoops, Pakistan has thirteen-year-old Marium Akhter and her family. In fact they’ve founded a hula hooping based non-governmental organization and Marium is teaching 800 children how to be the...

Massive Attack: Babel

Massive Attack: Babel

This week’s hoop track is off the new release from Massive Attack entitled “Heligoland.” It’s called “Babel” and it features vocals by Martina Topley-Bird. Check it out on our Hoop Sounds iPod below and...

Shoulder Roll Flip

Shoulder Roll Flip

Betty Lucas of LucasHooping.com shares a move she calls a “Shoulder Roll Flip.” She lives in Oakland, California.

Merissa’s Beauty Beats

Merissa’s Beauty Beats

Merissa of HoopToTheBeat.com in Mercer Island, Washington, is incredibly engaging. Soundtrack: “Beauty Beats” by Beats Antique (on iTunes).