Month: January 2012

Hoop Dancers to Compete for Top Honors

It’s that time of year once again and The Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest will be happening soon. Combining artistry, sheer athleticism and cultural traditions, the top American Indian and Canadian First Nations hoop dancers from the United…

Miss Conception

Miss Conception spins up some hula hoop magic. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas, USA. Soundtrack: “Love Sex Magic” by Ciara featuring Justin Timberlake (on iTunes). A Video of the Day.


A gorgeous shot of Leilani NeonCircus Ruff hooping at Christina Buster’s birthday jam at City Park in Denver, Colorado, USA. From this photo set by Carl Fuermann. A Photo of the Day.

Hooper Bowl Fever Heats Up

In Indianapolis, Indiana, fifteen minutes before the opening of the Super Bowl Village yesterday, blues rock music blaring from loudspeakers, The New York Times reports that a man who “looked like Steve Buscemi after a swing shift in a coal…

Erica: We Found Love

Newbie Hoopie Award nominee Erica Gabriel is spinning things up with a single hoop and minis. She lives in San Diego, California, USA. Soundtrack: “We Found Love” by Rihanna (on iTunes).

Hooping Community: Making It Happen

[’s Editor Philo Hagen takes a spin at community.] by Philo Hagen When I relocated from San Francisco to Los Angeles two years ago, one of the first things on my list was to find the hoop community. After seven…

Elia Aymon: Poetry in Motion

A dazzling new demo for Elia Aymon, the Swiss rhythmic gymnast who is currently performing with Cirque du Soleil’s Viva ELVIS show at Aria. She lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Video by Paolo A. Santos and Caroline Sicard. Soundtrack:…