Tag Archive for Belgium

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Hooping, The Way of Nila

Laura Caldés directed and filmed this wonderful documentary short film titled “Hooping, the way of Nila” starring hooper Nila Hoop. Originally from Belgium, she’s currently working and traveling in Cambodia and sharing the hoop love each and every step of the way. Watch as she gives one of the best descriptions of the happiness that comes from hooping we’ve ever…

Hoopy Holidays 2012

We hope your holidays are as happy and hoopy as Cherise Silvestri of Hoops and Champagne appears to be. She’s wishing everyone Hoopy Holidays from Switzerland! Cherise dedicates this fun, holiday hoop dance to her Swiss grandfather Papa Boppart and this video truly embodies holiday cheer. It was filmed in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland and she lives in Antwerp, Belgium. The…

Plastic Bertrand: Hula Hoop

Our Friday Flashback this week spins us back to 1981. It’s a clip from an episode of the “Domenica In” show on Italian television with host Pippo Baudo. And who is our special guest this week? It’s none other than Plastic Bertrand, aka new wave prankster Roger Jouret, who is going to sing his single “Hula Hoop”. Prior to that…

Silvia Pavone: Atma

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Silvia Pavone has inspired us to start work on a couple of new moves. We have a feeling she’ll be doing the same for you. She performs here on New Year’s Eve with Circus Marcel in Schoten, Belgium. She lives in London, England, UK. Video by Thomas Forsyth. Soundtrack: “Moan” by Trentemøller (on iTunes). .

Belgium Attempts Hula Hoop World Record

In Ostend, Belgium, residents set out to break a hula hoop world record at Ostend Beach. Aiming to break the most people simultaneously hula hooping at once (minimum time of 2 minutes), the event was sponsored by Activia. Evy Gruyaert, known for the popular “Start To Run” podcasts and voted “sexiest radio figure” for her Radio Donna weekday morning show,…