Monthly Archives: May 2014
Thank you to everyone who entered the “How I Started Hooping” hula hoop giveaway! I loved reading everyone’s stories about how they were introduced to the world of hooping! They were all so fun and inspiring! I will make another post with all the stories I received soon so you can all be inspired and share the hoop love.
There were about 200 entries for this hoop giveaway so I numbered each entry and used a random number generator to choose the winner. The number chosen was lucky number 34, Danielle McCormick! Congratulations Danielle and thank you for submitting your story & supporting HoopBunny!! Please send an email with your choice of hula hoop (including colors & size) and your mailing address to HoopBunny@gmail.com. You can choose one from the HoopBunny Etsy shop or any combo of tapes that you see at the shop as well.
For everyone who entered the giveaway, you can use coupon code ThankYou15 for 15% off a purchase at the HoopBunny shop from now until July 1st!
Thank you again to everyone who participated in the hoop giveaway! I will leave you with Danielle’s winning entry 🙂
Where to start….
About 4 years ago, I was spending time with a few of my girl friends and found out that my best friend had NEVER owned, nor hula hooped in her life. I actually thought back to my childhood and how simple it was to disappear from the world with a simple plastic ring. We made a late night trip to WalMart and purchased the cheap, horrid taped/sticker/glittery hula hoops. It was fun trying to remember how to do it myself and then teach someone the basic motions. She fell in love and began hooping on her own, making her collection grow to professional grade hoops.
I had unfortunately stopped messing around with the hoop(s) due to personal life changes and distractions, until recently. I picked my simple hoop back up a few months ago after some stressful events. It gives me an escape and it’s great exercise. I have a few friends that hoop/gogo for shows, and watching them flow/escape is simply gorgeous. They give me a goal to obtain. I’m still a “basic” hooper, currently, but I see that changing in the months to come.
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With festival season upon us, I am reminded of how I first started my hooping journey 5 years ago. I distinctly remember arriving that first year at Mountain Jam and seeing a girl carrying 10+ hula hoops over her shoulder. That was my very first introduction that weekend and I continued to be amazed at the beautiful hoopers I saw over the next 3 days. I will never forget this one girl. She was this beautiful, muscular Asian girl hooping on a cement block next to the main stage on the Mountain. She moved the hoop up and down her body so effortlessly throughout the whole set. I don’t even remember who was playing at the time because I was so mesmerized by her! From the moment I got home that weekend I was determined to find a hoop of my own and start hooping myself. I started with a crappy LED Walmart hoop and started researching hooping like crazy. That’s when I discovered Hooping.org and HoopCity and started making my own hoops!
Anyway, I’m sure you are here for the contest so let’s move on! For this hula hoop giveaway I want to know how YOU first discovered hooping! Where were you? Who influenced you? Tell me YOUR story and you could be chosen at random to receive a custom HoopBunny Hula Hoop of your choice! I will be accepting entries for the giveaway from now until 5/20/14 at 11:59 pm, there is no limit on the number of entries per person. You must be a resident of the United States in order to win this giveaway.
You can enter the giveaway in the following ways:
1. Post your response to how you started hooping in the comments below this post or on the HoopBunny Facebook page.
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3. Share this giveaway on your Facebook page by posting a link to this blog post or the giveaway photo pictured above.
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5. Tweet this giveaway to your followers on Twitter by providing a link to this blog post or the giveaway photo pictured above.
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