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High Brow at the Ottobar 2.2.08

Come check out Trixie and Monkey’s cleverly ridiculous show entitled ‘High Brow’ this Saturday night at the Ottobar. I will present a nerd-a-licious hoop number, along with the genius talents of Scotty the Blue Bunny (back from Sweden!), Snacks, Captain Elastico, Paco, Sugar Ann Spice, DJ Woman, and of course, the most intellectually sophisticated and [...]

Co-creator of Wham-O Hoops Passes

This past week, Richard Knerr, 82-year old trademarker of the “hula-hoop” among many other wildly popular toys, passed away after suffering a stroke in Northern California. Knerr (pictured here on the right along with his business partner, Arthur Melin who died in 2002) patented the ‘hula hoop’ toy in the late 1950’s after learning about [...]

Baltimore’s Hoopers in the Sun!

Check out this sweet article on our Baltimore hooping movement hot off the press in today’s Baltimore Sun.┬áIt is truly a pleasure to see so many residents of B’more coming out to join in the revolutionary movement! Monday evening classes at 2640 are going swimmingly, and we’re about to schedule another series for Saturday mornings~ [...]

Bi-coastal Hoop for Hope

Pictured here is the amazing Crystal doing a lovely hooping backbend pose. Crystal is one of my many dear west coast hooper-friends. She and her mom stumbled upon my hooplog not too long ago, and a connection was made. You see, Crystal and I have both recently lost very dear family members to cancers [...]

‘07 In Review: World Hoop Day

Hoopy new year folks! I hope that everyone’s had a peaceful and loving transition thus far into 2008. Have you yet hooped this calendar year? If not, what are you waiting for? Reflecting back on the last year, I am tickled with how much the hooping revolution has taken off…Perhaps the most significant hoop event [...]