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How to Deal with Hooping Pains

How to Deal with Hooping Pains

Famous hooper Hoopalicious shares her insight into dealing with some of the most common hooping pains here.  

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Directory of Hoop Clothing Sites

Directory of Hoop Clothing Sites

Hoop clothing might well be one of the best things about hooping. Many hoopers make their own clothing and accessories, but if you’d rather someone else do the hard work, click here for a detailed directory of companies that design hoop clothing provided by hoopcity.ca.  

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Mountaineer Aims to Hoop Atop Tallest Teton Peaks

Mountaineer Aims to Hoop Atop Tallest Teton Peaks

Ryan Mertaugh, a whitewater guide and mountaineering enthusiast, plans to take his hoop to the top of the eight central peaks in the Tetons. Calling it the Teton Hooping Contingency, Mertaugh aims to lighten the mood of mountaineering a bit by bringing his hoop along, and he will be filming his adventures. Click here to […]

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Hooping Idol 3: Here are the Judges

Hooping Idol 3: Here are the Judges

“Season” 3 of  hooping.org’s Hooping Idol is gearing up, and the judges have been chosen. Click here to see which revered hoopers will be weighing in on the performances.      

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Long Work Days Bringing you Down? Bring your Hoop Along!

Long Work Days Bringing you Down? Bring your Hoop Along!

That’s what Stephanie Payne of Las Vegas does to make her work day brighter. Warning: may cause longer than normal break times! To read more about Stephanie, click here.    

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How to be a Green Hooper

How to be a Green Hooper

There’s no doubt about it, building hoops can create a lot of waste. Anah “Hoopalicious” Reichenbach and Rayna McInturf, of Hoop Revolution, saw a way around that. By creating a  100% recycled HDPE hoop with a push button connector made from 100% aluminum, they are able to dramatically cut down on the amount of waste produced by […]

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New Hooping World Record Set in Thailand

New Hooping World Record Set in Thailand

A large group of hoopers in Thailand recently broke the world record for the largest number of people hooping at the same time. 4483 people hooped for 7 minutes in an effort the promote good health and exercise. Click here to see a picture.  

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Why You Should Attend Hoop Gatherings

Why You Should Attend Hoop Gatherings

Lara Eastburn, contributing writer for hooping.org, explores all the reasons you should make it a priority to attend a hoop gathering in 2013 in this wonderful article.      

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Should Hoops be Free?

Should Hoops be Free?

$40 is a lot for a pre-made hoop, especially if you’re tight on cash. While making your own hoops works out to much less than that, you typically have to buy in bulk and make several hoops, so you’re still looking at a pretty good sized investment. Many people believe that hoops should be free, […]

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Taking Hooping to New Heights

Taking Hooping to New Heights

Gems Goddard of the UK recently took hooping to a whole new level by hooping all the way from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp. The trek lasted 18 days and she hooped the whole time at altitudes over 17,000 ft.  She did it to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society of the UK. Read her […]

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