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Forums > Beginner Poi Moves > My first FIRE-Twirl EVER accomplished!!!!

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Thylith
newbie

Member Since: 25th May 2005
Total posts: 19
Posted:Tonight, swedish time, I did my first fire twirl with my new fire-poi!

I only did some easy weave stuff and butterfly things.. I didn't want to put myself on fire in my excitement!

Cheers to all, and thanks for the help I've been told here when I have had trouble with some move!

THIS WAS FUN!!!



Suibom
Suibom

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Location: Oregon, USA
Member Since: 2nd Sep 2005
Total posts: 577
Posted:Where's the vid? weavesmiley
Congrats.. sounds like a blast.


Definition of poi- A Hawaiian food made from the tuber of the taro that is cooked, pounded to a paste, and fermented.

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Thylith
newbie

Member Since: 25th May 2005
Total posts: 19
Posted:Thanks!

Unfortunately my brother had the DW-cam so I couldn't record :P



JauntyJames
JauntyJames

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hampshire College, MA, USA
Member Since: 22nd Dec 2004
Total posts: 3533
Posted:Did you at least get photos? Post pictures!!

Congrats, my friend.


-James

"How do you know if you're happy or sad without a mask? Or angry? Or ready for dessert?"


Disc0
annoying boy
Location: Sweden
Member Since: 3rd Oct 2004
Total posts: 160
Posted:congrats! you should be lucky you had the burn before vinter... i had my first burn ever i november last year, and everything is soo much easier when there is no snow and it's not freezing cold! (only reason to hate sweden is that you can't spin outside half the year)

maby we could play together some day?


fire is just light and heat.
it's you friend!


ficklampa
ficklampa

member
Location: sweden,stockholm.
Member Since: 6th Dec 2004
Total posts: 81
Posted:hey i have no problems with spinning fire in the middle of winter...ok so that was a lye.
its so damn hard to get the wicks to burn in -10 degrees celsius.
but i do it nonetheless, cause its fun, and i like it, and with firesnakes you get warm nonetheless.
so play play play all winter long my swedish friends:P


the only thing worth dying for is life itself


Hakkai
Hakkai

newbie
Location: Gouda / dutchland
Member Since: 27th Sep 2005
Total posts: 5
Posted:Good to hear! Happy spinning in the feature! ... And WHERE are those pictures biggrin

- if it hurts, it's probably worth it -


FredsDead
newbie
Location: Stockholm
Member Since: 8th Oct 2005
Total posts: 3
Posted:I got hooked om Poi two months ago and I also just did my very first fire spinning a week ago.. In sweden...

I was going to show off at a party (I was sober...) so I practaced with fire for the first time earlier in the day and it went great. But later that night I was too overconfident and slightly frustated because it was so cold the poi took forever to burn properly. (Sweden again...)

So... during my performance I kept messing up and hitting myself. I have som nice burn marks on my arms and neck (no real harm was done) and a lot more respect for fire spinning and its practitioners.

With that lesson learned I can't wait to do it again.... weavesmiley




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