Monthly Archive: April 2011

So You Wanna Hoop at Music Festivals

So You Wanna Hoop at Music Festivals

[This week Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn gets us ready for the Music Festival season.] by Lara Eastburn Music Festival season is upon us, my friends. And my guess is that there will be more...

BreVolvinBliss

BreVolvinBliss

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Brianna “BreVolvinBliss” McIlroy got permission from a good friend to spend most of the day down at his lean-too hooping, finally granting her some more space to move now that...

TechNow Features Astral Hoop For Gadget Friday

TechNow Features Astral Hoop For Gadget Friday

TechNow is a half hour television show about technology that is seen on NBC stations in San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego, California. Scott McGrew, one of the two Scott’s on the show,...

Hula Hooping Donkeys, Ghosts and Fiddlers

Hula Hooping Donkeys, Ghosts and Fiddlers

• In the fields, Bertie the Donkey picked up a hula hoop and started playing with it. Maybe if the hoop wasn’t bent she’d have stood a better chance: Hula Hooping Donkey • Have...

Antique Modern Hooping

Antique Modern Hooping

Maggie Knox had a project to do for film class at Ohio University, so she invited hooper Hannah Stanton-Gockel to spin things up for her. Knox then shot film of her hooping with a...

Hula Hoops Has UK Hoopers in a Spin Again

Hula Hoops Has UK Hoopers in a Spin Again

In the UK when people talk about hula hoops, sometimes they’re not talking about us at all. They’re talking about a potato-based snack that also has the name Hula Hoops that come in the...

Raven Rainbow

Raven Rainbow

VIDEO OF THE DAY: A new demo video for Raven Rainbow, filmed in Washington, DC. Soundtrack: “Euterpeh” by Super Flu (on iTunes).

Adam Hamil

Adam Hamil

Adam Hamil weaves his twin hoops into mouse ears at Byrd Park in Richmond, Virginia, USA.

Sirkus Days: Paintbox Edition

Sirkus Days: Paintbox Edition

It’s time for an episode of Extreme Room Makeover: Hoop and Spin Toy Edition. For Sirkus Days and Penni Patches Laine of Penni Patches.com, the basement needed new life and needed to be reclaimed...

Hooping Returns as Legitimate Sport and Art Form

Hooping Returns as Legitimate Sport and Art Form

Guess what? We’re finally legitimate! Well, at least with Boulder’s Daily Camera in Colorado. They write, “Kristina Sutcliffe was at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival when she encountered the big plastic ‘O’ — again. The...

Kids Hoop the Darndest Things

Kids Hoop the Darndest Things

• First up on this edition of the Quickies – Kids Style, she spins it right round baby right round, like a record baby, all over the entire farm: Farm Girl Hula Hoop Video...

One World One Hoop

One World One Hoop

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Paul “Dizzy Hips” Blair and a single hoop share some time together during a seven-hour layover at Frankfurt International Airport in Frankfurt, Germany. He currently lives in Taos, New Mexico,...

Hoop Dance Master

Hoop Dance Master

PHOTO OF THE DAY: This gorgeous LED hooping shot entitled “Hoop Dance Master” was taken by Juan P. Zapata. He lives in New York City, New York. You can also find him on JPG...

Tiana Zoumer

Tiana Zoumer

Tiana Zoumer recently relocated to Berkeley, California, where she has a new hoop space. Her and her small hoop have been playing with some new techniques, tricks and ideas. Soundtrack: Free download: Swaggersaurus Rex...

Tucson is Hooping in the Park

Tucson is Hooping in the Park

With summer right around the corner, KVOA-TV in Tucson, Arizona, wants to get your body into bikini shape. What do they recommend to help you get there? Hooping! Kimberly Richards (pictured) has a hoop...