Monthly Archive: July 2011

Mat Plendl: Inside The Hoop

Mat Plendl: Inside The Hoop

by Lara Eastburn Mat Plendl could very well be the most incredible, jaw-dropping hooping performance artist most of you have never heard of. So why hasn’t he shown up as brightly on our hoop-star...

Urban Hoop

Urban Hoop

Shimarella spins up the urban setting in this hot video by Erik Bosse. They live in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Soundtrack: “Mysterious Ways” by U2 (on iTunes). A Hooping.org Video of the Day.

Lighting Up Noblesville

Lighting Up Noblesville

Krista Bocko of Cachet Hoops (front) and Lynn Spencer-Nelson of Indy Hoopers (back) light up downtown Noblesville, Indiana. From this photo set by Ernie Mills Photography. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Robin Rapture Hoops Up New Hampshire

Robin Rapture Hoops Up New Hampshire

The Nashua Telegraph in Hudson, New Hampshire, reports that things are spinning up there as well. “She’s turning heads and hips with her hoops. Robin Ann Peters (pictured), known on the hula-hooping circuit as...

Hooping and Weight Loss

Hooping and Weight Loss

by Philo Hagen Back in the early days when we started hooping I must admit that we weren’t really interested in fitness. We were just out there doing it because it was fun, because...

Kit The Hooping Bride

Kit The Hooping Bride

Veronika “Kit” Petra officially became Veronika “Kit” Goodnight this past weekend after tying the knot with her husband Torin Gray Goodnight – aka Bird of Prey. Hooping.org congratulates the happy couple – YAY!!! –...

Voodooflame

Voodooflame

An awesome demo video from Gundega Liepina, aka Voodooflame. She lives in Sankt Anton am Arlberg, Austria. A Hooping.org Video of the Day. Soundtrack: “Pleasure” by Benga (on iTunes).

Fox News Denver Discovers Hooping

Fox News Denver Discovers Hooping

Fox31 in Denver, Colorado, tuned into Danielle Odette of Hoop Horizon and The Spin Summit, reporting that “What was once a kid’s toy is now Danielle Odette’s bread and butter. You might even say...

Moving Mandala

Moving Mandala

Moving Mandala performed at the first annual Spin Summit in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The foursome includes Jeny Jones, Emily Boger, Anne Havens and Tracy Knowles. Soundtrack: “Monsoon Malabar” by Bombay Dub Orchestra...

Kaylee Coates Gets Cranbrook Hooping

Kaylee Coates Gets Cranbrook Hooping

The Townsman in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada, reports that Kaylee Coates (pictured) has created a group for residents interested in hooping. What’s all the hoopla about in Baker Park? “I have all different sizes...

Expanding Our Circle

Expanding Our Circle

[Hooping.org columnist Abby Schwartz may be new to hooping, but as a freelance writer specializing in health, wellness and fitness, we think you’re going to enjoy following her hoop journey. This week she sets...

Twin Hoops and Multiples

Twin Hoops and Multiples

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Claire Bush spins up her twins and multiple hoops. She lives in San Clemente, California, USA. Soundtrack: “Feel Good Inc” by Gorillaz (on iTunes).

Hooper Trooper

Hooper Trooper

PHOTO OF THE DAY: Hooper Troopers recently appeared in Memphis Magazine promoting their play dates and classes. The Hooper Troopers are Adriene Holland (pictured), Megan Simpson, and Abbey Pommer. They’re based in Memphis, Tennesee,...

Summer Hoopla Photo Contest Still Open

Summer Hoopla Photo Contest Still Open

There’s still time to enter our Summer Hoopla Photo Contest, through the end of the month actually. For those just tuning in, String Cheese Incident keyboardist Kyle Hollingsworth is also a brewer, and in...

Astral Rhythm Dancers at Electric Forest

Astral Rhythm Dancers at Electric Forest

The Astral Rhythm Dancers of Boomtown Hoops perform in the hooper’s showcase in Sherwood Forest at the Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, Michigan, USA. The Astral Rhythm Dancers are Angel Benner, Ashley Britner and...