Tagged: Interviews

Brandy Hug: Inside The Hoop

Brandy Hug: Inside The Hoop

Back in 2008 Brandy Hug was visiting a friend when she saw her pick up a hoop and start playing with it in her backyard. “At the time I was 265 pounds and miserable...

Colleen de la Huup: Inside the Hoop

Colleen de la Huup: Inside the Hoop

Back in 2007, two poi spinners made a New Year’s Eve resolution to exercise more, not knowing where it would end up leading them. “My friend Jennifer was surfing around the web one day...

Luna Breeze: Inside The Hoop

Luna Breeze: Inside The Hoop

When Luna Breeze was 14-years-old, her sister Shakti Sunfire took her to Red Rocks Amphitheater near Morrison, Colorado, to see a band called The String Cheese Incident. Luna explained, “At the time she was...

Olive Oyl: Inside The Hoop

Olive Oyl: Inside The Hoop

It all started for Olive Oyl, aka Olivia Pizzo, at an electronic music festival. “It was May of 2008,” she told Hooping.org. “I saw a small group of hoopers at DEMF here in Detroit...

From the Mouths of Hooping Babes

From the Mouths of Hooping Babes

[Hooping.org columnist Lara Eastburn gets schooled on hooping.] by Lara Eastburn I hooped the night before labor began with my first daughter. Now Navi is five-years-old (going on 6, as she says!). She is...

Katie Sunshine: Inside The Hoop

Katie Sunshine: Inside The Hoop

[Hooping.org gets the skinny on today's hottest hooper.] by Hoopsie Daisy By now, you’ve no doubt seen a video of Katie Sunshine on Hooping.org or YouTube, but what you might not know is, as...

Rowan TwoSisters on the Radio

Rowan TwoSisters on the Radio

On 90.1 KPFT Radio For Peace in Houston, Texas, they tuned into the topic of health and hooping with “Fat Hooper Star” Rowan TwoSisters of Punk Rock Hoops this morning. “One thing I think...

Hoopcamp Heather: Inside The Hoop

Hoopcamp Heather: Inside The Hoop

by Abby Schwartz Some use the hoop to effect positive change in the world. Others expand our ideas of what is possible by expressing a unique perspective. And some, like Hoopcamp Heather, aka Heather...

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...