Month: March 2011

Lara Eastburn: Hooping Geneaologist

[In this week's interview Jodi Flesberg Lilly turns the spotlight on Columnist Lara Eastburn of regarding her work on The Hooping Family Tree.] by Jodi Flesberg Lilly I have been fascinated by the idea of a family tree for hoopers since columnist Lara Eastburn (pictured) first posted her request for information on one’s…

The Return of Katie Deppe

VIDEO OF THE DAY: While we haven't seen much from Katie Deppe in the recent months since she had her baby, it's great to see her back. Video features special guest appearances by family and a surprise ending. She lives in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Soundtrack: ""Pencil/MyPiano/Firehouse (Soroka Remixes)" by Wu Tang Clan from "Wu-Tang Meets…

Natalie Bagby Shaw

PHOTO OF THE DAY: A beautiful shot of Natalie Bagby Shaw hooping on the beach at St. Simons Island. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Hooping For Men, Penn State and a Clown

• If there are any male readers who think that hooping is just for girls, don't worry. Dizzy Hips has got your back: This Trick Proves Hula Hooping is a Man's Sport • Are you the hula hoop woman of Mahon Hall? Jana is stalking you: Hula Hoop Woman, Call Me • If Dizzy Hips…

tedMEDIA Gets Active with Diana Defries

In this "Get Active" piece from tedMEDIA, Patricia Ferreira-Lopez meets up with Diana Defries of Hoopswhirled in London, England, UK. It's Patricia's fourth day and her fourth sport in her "Get Active" challenge.

Hooping Idol Flow Week Results Show

Who is safe and who will be going home this week? It's all revealed in our Hooping Idol Flow Week Results Show. If you're new to Hooping Idol, check out all of the finalist entries on our Hooping Idol Flow Week Challenge page. It has all the info to get you fully caught up on…

Bali Hai

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Khan Wong at the recent Sacred Circularities retreat in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. From this photo set by Bunny Hoop Star.

WakeUp2Life Duo To Document Hoop Dream

WakeUp2Life is a new film project about two girls with one dream: traveling the world for one year using a camera and a hula hoop as their tools to barter for survival. The aim of their mission is simple: to inspire people to dream and by doing so, bring a little more peace to our…

Mary Jane Burns

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Mary Jane Schroeder of Circus Ninja Hoops gets her fire hoops burning. She lives in Santa Cruz, California, USA. Soundtrack by The Grateful Dead.