Monthly Archives: June 2011

Jeffrey Taylor Jones Passes

Jeffrey Taylor Jones passed away unexpectedly at the age of 43 on Saturday, June 25th, in Salt Lake City, Utah. He made and sold hula hoops at arts festivals and farmers’ markets in the area. He also volunteered to teach and demonstrate hooping for refugee groups. A handsome young man who had a zest for life and a love for…

Ghost Town Hooping

Bodie, California is a ghost town. Stu Jenks writes, “It’s an odd place, a spot on the planet where violent Capitalism occurred, where gold was carved from them there hills. I know too much to find it quaint. The dead Native People. The raped land. The mean streets. The greed in which greed is too small a word. This hoop…

Blue Peter London Finale Sets Hoop Dance Record

Blue Peter, the world’s longest running Children’s Television program out of England that previously made Sharna Rose’s dream come true, has said goodbye to London. The BBC reports that the show made its final broadcast from the BBC’s Television Centre before moving to Salford and as part of the farewell, the team broke the world record for the most people…

Funniest Videos Contest Closes Tomorrow Night

You still have until tomorrow night to get your entry together for Hooping.org’s Funniest Videos contest. Simply create your own funny hooping video and post in on YouTube. Title your video with a brief title of your own, followed by our contest name, like this: “__________ – Hooping.org Funniest Videos”. Your entry can be no longer than four minutes in…