Tag: New Zealand Hoopers

The One Eyed Jacks Spin Taranaki

The One Eyed Jacks Spin Taranaki

by Carly Palmer Taranaki is the home of New Zealand band The One Eyed Jacks and it is also the name of the new single and music video they recently released from their upcoming album. In the video, the band members can be seen out and about on the town with friends and family including band…

The Headscalator


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QU7y2x27rk Richie Isaac is celebrating his third hoopiversary today and he really used his head to make this tutorial, which puts a new spin on a classic move, literally! Check out the latest from one of Hooping.org's Video Editors, where he teaches us all a new "fandangled" moved he calls "The Headscalator", which builds on the traditional "Escalator" or "Elevator" move, with…

Hooping at the Ship’s Graveyard

Hooping at the Ship's Graveyard

http://youtu.be/ufYyqGhQQ-k Let's face it, when it's the middle of winter there's only one thing that a hooper does when gifted a bonus sunny day. We go out and hoop in it. Indeed making the most of the sun during her southern hemisphere winter, Loren Butler of Hooperb Hooping headed out to Quail Island near Christchurch.…

Hooping Tutorials: Monkey Crane Technique

Sometimes you just have to laugh when someone shows you not to take hooping so seriously. Hooping.org Visual Editor Richie Hoopspinner Isaacs is here to show us what he is calling the "Monkey Crane Technique" (formerly known as Kung Fu Panda), which is a super fun under the leg off body spinning technique that requires…

New Zealand Hoopfest Spins It Up

[Guest blogger Anne-Marie Emerson gives us the hoop scoop on the New Zealand Hoopfest/a>] by Anne-Marie Emerson The New Zealand hooping community came together for the second annual New Zealand HoopFest, held in the beautiful setting that is the Brookfields Outdoor Education Centre in Wainuiomata, near Wellington. The event attracted 75 hoopers from throughout New…

Tania Bee-Bee

Tania Bee-Bee hoops it up on stilts on her deck. She lives in Dunedin, New Zealand. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

World Hoop Day Spins New Zealand

In Palmerston North on the north island of New Zealand, hoopers marked World Hoop Day in The Square and as young and old were giving hooping a go, the Manawatu Standard was there taking it all in. Anne-Marie Emerson, who has been spinning things up for about nine months, organized the event and actively promoted…

Lisa Lü

Beauty meets ninja when Lisa Lü spins up some magic in preparation for a World Hoop Day Extravaganza in New Zealand on December 15th. This is Lisa's first presentation of her solo hoop performance which was recently filmed in Tranemo, Sweden. Lisa Lü of NewHoopArt.com is currently residing in Dargaville, New Zealand, and while her…

Richie Hoopspinner Isaacs

Reading a book has never been so fun. Hooping.org's visual editor Richie "Hoopspinner" Isaacs reads his favorite book while spinning the hoop. We love it! He lives in New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.

Toni Smith

Toni Smith, aka Minnie Maniac, hoops at the Edmonton International Fringe Festival in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She's from Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by Arda Ozum. A Hooping.org Photo of the Day.