Month: May 2011

Memorial Day Madness hopes you all had an incredible Memorial Day Weekend. We certainly did and we'll be back with fresh content on Wednesday, June 1st. Until then, you can spin things up in our community forums.

Kensington School Sets New Hoop Dance Record

Kensington Public School students in Kensington, Australia, a suburb of Sydney, set their sights on a new world record and they decided to take on the largest number of people hoop dancing at one time. Sunrise, Australia's number one morning television show, was on hand reporting live from the big event as well. It's interesting…

Marsha Kicks It

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Marsha Myrtle kicks it out brilliantly during her performance. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Keep Hooping

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Lil Miss, aka Claire Herndon, not only shares her hooping, but a few words of inspiration as well. Keep on hooping everybody! She lives in Jackson, Mississippi, USA.

Water for Elephants, Fire and Kitterina

It's time for another edition of the Quickies, short looks at things you simply shouldn't miss. • First up, it's flame on at Firedrums 2011 when these women not only fire hoop, but their performance costumes feature real live flames as well. They are Sarah-Star Stolar, Bene Rather-Taylor and Jennifer Alvarado: Three 5-Flame Hoop Dancers…

International Federation for Hoop Justice – No. 3

[Hoopers can save the world! This is the third chapter in an ongoing Hooping Superhero series fighting for justice with the power of the hoop! You may wish to start with Chapter 1 or Chapter 2.] by Jessica Wagstrom Grand Master Portal saw her sitting on the park bench. Gwen the Shadow. His former apprentice.…

Kat Collett

VIDEO OF THE DAY: It's been quite awhile since we've seen a good hooping video with some gothic flavor, but Kat Collett delivers, hooping at the Oldbury Court Estate in Bristol, England, UK. Soundtrack: "Four Leaved Clover" by SixToes (on iTunes).

Isolated Flames

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Wesley Whirl of Hooping Idol and Rehanna Devraj-Kizuk isolate their fire hoops together. They live in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Photo by Roy Belding.

South Bay Hoopers Spin It Up

Music, laughter and bright colors filled the air at Orchard City Green in Campbell, California, earlier this week. The South Bay Hoopers, the local hoop community for those from throughout Silicon Valley who want to get together and hoop it up, flocked to the green between Campbell City Hall and the Campbell Library to spin…