Tag: Wellington

Double Decker Hooping

New Zealand Hoopfest

At New Zealand Hoopfest this year Kay Dent of Pink Hoops was spotted spinning it up atop Kathryn "Ryn" Alynalyn. A super fun shot taken by Natasha "Harlow" Halliday from this photo set. Kay lives in Waiatarua, New Zealand, and Ryn lives in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

New Zealand Hoopfest


Quatrina Kellie and David Chi Gell let it roll at the New Zealand Hoopfest. The event was held March 28th-30th in Wellington, New Zealand. Photo by French Shee Fire-Dance.

Hooping Idol 3: Meet the Finalists for 90s Dance Hits Week

Welcome to Hooping Idol 3, Hooping.org's award-winning contest that will be leading us all on an ever spinning journey in our quest to find the planet's next big hooper star! Before we introduce our finalists for Season 3, we first want to send out the most heartfelt thank yous to everyone who submitted Hooping Idol…

Harlow: White Daisies

Pulling up your roots and relocating is rarely an easy choice to make. To leave your familiar surroundings, friends, feline and haunts has to be one of the hardest things to do, but sometimes we just have to do it. Hooping Idol Season 2 favourite Harlow LeStrange, aka Natasha Halliday of Hulacination Hoops, works her…

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…

Hooping Tutorials: One Handed Coin Flip

We take you to New Zealand where we find Kenna Hoops of Hooping Mad ready to teach all of us how to do the one handed coin flip! This is quite a lengthy tutorial because not only does she show us how to do the one handed coin flip, but she also teaches us several…

A Swede, a Kiwi and a Brit

Wellington, New Zealand. The nation's capital, home to the arts, the Beehive, Peter Jackson and wind. Lots of wind. Wellington's official nickname is Windy Wellington so it's no surprise our international hooper stars here are experiencing a helping hand from the breeze. Emma Hörnell from Östersund, Sweden, Kenna Hoops of Hooping Mad in Bristol, England,…

Snowboard Hooping in New Zealand

It may be summer in the Northern Hemisphere, but it's winter time down under. Frenchy, aka Claire French of Frenchy Productions, hits the slopes with her snowboard and her hoop in Wanaka, New Zealand. Filmed by Phil Knapp, she lives in Wellington, New Zealand (Thanks Richie).

Cape Town Hula Hoops for the Animals

Psycho Stomper is a Cape Town trance party where all the proceeds go to the Wellington SPCA, a local animal shelter. Shouniez & Shaheen Van Der Schyff got the idea of initiating a “Hoop-a-thon” at the event to raise even more funds. For their support of the SPCA in Wellington, they decided that people would…