Category Archives: South America and Central America

Bárbara Francesquine Hoops in Color

Bárbara Francesquine spins up something colorful at the BoiKOT Festival in Bezzeros, Brazil. She lives in São Paulo, Brazil. Photo by Wilker Lúcio / WShoots.

Caroline Palmer and Gaston Schenone

A mind blowing shot of Caroline Palmer and Gaston Schenone on the beach in Santa Teresa, Costa Rica. Photo by Lila Hasson.

Cosmic Convergence

She’s spinning up two hoops at the Cosmic Convergence Festival at Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Love it! Photo by Photographer Ali Kaukas.

Hoop Inspired Street Art with Rodolfo Darsie

by Mariana Bandarra If you’re like me, you love it when the hoop converges with other areas of your life, such as hip hop culture, yoga or other arts. In the work of Rodolfo Darsie, a…

Morgan Orton

Morgan Orton spins a beautiful sunset hooping self portrait silhouette on a beautiful beach of Punta Banco, Costa Rica. Love it! She lives in Florida, USA.

Karina Villafan

Along with our story about Rio de Janeiro comes this artfully done hooping video of Karina Villafan that we love. Filmed in black and white in Miguel Pereira for a festival of performance art, this…

Rio Hula Hoop Contest Spins National TV

by Mariana Bandarra It’s the summer of hooping in Brazil and sunny Rio de Janeiro is the crown jewel of the revolution. Hoops are everywhere that you look these days, with weekly gatherings and workshops…