Tag Archives: Tony Duncan

Derrick Suwaima Davis Wins 7th Unprecedented World Hoop Dance Champion Title

The 24th Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest recently took place again in Phoenix, Arizona, and hoop dancers came from all over the United States and Canada made their way to compete for…

Tony Duncan with Arvel Bird

One of the most fun times any performer can have on stage is when the choreography is put aside and the art of improvisation is embraced. Formality takes a back-seat as the performer brings a…

Derrick Suwaima Davis Wins 2013 World Champion Hoop Dancer Title

The 23rd Annual Heard Museum World Championship Hoop Dance Contest recently took place again in Phoenix, Arizona, and hoop dancers came from all over the United States and Canada to compete for the ultimate title…

World Hoop Dance Champion Tony Duncan: Living in the Circle

There’s no doubt that once you’ve begun hooping you start to notice that circles are everywhere. For Tony Duncan, five-time World Champion Hoop Dancer, his roots have taught him the sacredness of the circle, the…

Hoop Dancing For No Rain at the Olympics

Apache hoop dancers from Arizona were flown to London, England, to ensure that the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympic games would stay dry. The Yellow Bird Indian Dancers got a phone call from British…

Nelly Furtado Performs Spirit Indestructible

World Champion hoop dancer Tony Duncan continues to bring his traditional Native American hoop dance skills to the stage alongside Nelly Furtado. Here she performs her infectious new track “Spirit Indestructible” (out next month) live…

Nelly Furtado Performs Big Hoops at Billboard Music Awards

Over the last month, hooping.org has brought you news about Nelly Furtado’s new song Big Hoops (Bigger The Better) and the music video for it featuring World Champion Native American hoop dancer Tony Duncan and…

Nelly Furtado: Big Hoops (Bigger The Better)

We’ve been waiting for this. We got excited when she was spotted walking on stilts and spotted in public with World Champion hoop dancer Tony Duncan. Then we heard the song, which had little to…