Monthly Archive: March 2010

The Hula Hoop: Alternative Medicine?

The Hula Hoop: Alternative Medicine?

The Times Argus in Montpelier, Vermont, writes, “What do a psychic, a hula hooper, an herbalist and a masseuse have in common? They’re capable of curing what ails you, according to several people who...

Alaskan White Dragon

Alaskan White Dragon

Lesa Hollen, aka Alaskan White Dragon, is hooping at the World Ice Art Championships in Fairbanks with wind chill at -20 F.

Svetlana Nikulina

Svetlana Nikulina

Svetlana Nikulina is a Russian hula hoop performer. Soundtrack: “Сердце Обжигая” by Дидюля (on iTunes).

Hooping Is Hip Again In Yorkshire

Hooping Is Hip Again In Yorkshire

In the UK, a new fitness craze is running rings around traditional exercise classes in Yorkshire. Fitness instructor Vicky Lakin says, “It’s going mad, I’m fully booked already. I’ve got about 12 courses running...

Swinging

Swinging

Noelle Bakri is one swinging hooper at the park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

RSA Code Breakers Ball

RSA Code Breakers Ball

Natasha Young of Hoopsie Daisy,, Satise Dizon of Honey Hoops, Annie Weinert of AnnieLand, Jennifer Severo of Tasty Hoops, Claudia Graziano, and Julie Greicius perform at the RSA Codebreakers Ball inside San Francisco City...

Goldfrapp: Dreaming

Goldfrapp: Dreaming

Our track of the week is called “Dreaming” and it’s the latest from Goldfrapp from their new release “Head First.” Give it a listen on the Hoop Sounds iPod below and check out the...

Below The Knees

Below The Knees

Holly Hula of Hot Hoopers takes us below the knees for some calf and ankle hooping in this week’s tutorial. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

Sphere of Death

Sphere of Death

Christy Horne recently performed at the Rio Grande Livestock Show in Mercedes, Texas, where she took time out to hoop on top of the Sphere of Death. She lives in Angels Camp, California.

Sitara Bird

Sitara Bird

Sitara Bird of FreeSpiritHoops.com practices her hooping in her garage in Detroit, Michigan.

UK Sets New Hula Hooping World Record

UK Sets New Hula Hooping World Record

We told you it was coming and experiential marketing agency RPM, the Hula Hoops snack company and the hooping community successfully gathered 1,388 hula hoopers in the UK to set a new Guinness World...

Riot Hooping

Riot Hooping

Riot, of RiotHooping.com, lives in Savannah, Georgia. Photo by Erik Bingesser from this photo set.

Ten Person Eagle Roll

Ten Person Eagle Roll

The Ten Person Eagle Roll took place at the Circus Jam at the Boulder Circus Center in Boulder, Colorado, featuring Christina Buster, Natalie Franciose, Michelle Hazzard, Che Rippinger, Serene Lindhorn, Todd Lindhorn, Archer Eagle,...

Wanderdust

Wanderdust

Jennifer Dunn, aka Wanderdust, spins it up in her front yard in the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina.