Monthly Archives: April 2011

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 hoopers on-site than ever before (YES!).…

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 the seasons are changing. She lives…

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 16mm Bolex film camera. That’s the…

Jessikah’s trip to Peru

Ambassador Jessika donates hoops in Peru Ambassador: Jessikah Towle Drop: Casa de Milagros Orphanage (Chandler Sky) Location: Cusco, Peru, South America From: New York, USA Date: March 2009 Recently, while traveling Peru, I was given a grant from World Hoop…

Megan’s trip to Paraguay

Ambassador:  Megan Hoop Drop: Paraguay From: Chicago Dates: August 2009 – 2011 Hey there Annie! I’m living in Paraguay as a peace corps volunteer right now.  The children in my community and I have a juice and game day about…

Natalie’s trip to Mexico

Ambassador:  Natalie Hoop Drop: Mazatlan Location: Mexico From: Bend, OR, USA Dates:  October 2009 – 2010 I am currently living in Mazatlan, Mexico for a year to study at Tec de Monterrey University.  After this year, I plan to return to…

Australian trip to Uganda

Ambassador:  Jowanna’s & her mum’s friend Hoop Drop: Uganda Location: Gold Coast & Sydney From: Australia Dates:  January – May 2010 I donated 20 hoops to a book fair, which is held every year by my friend’s family to raise…