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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
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Posted:clap wow



You'll find more posts to more links to video clips in every post I make in this thread - Look out for 3 angels angel angel angel

smile



Todays video for your pleasure:

Baton twirling - Sheryl Welykholowa, Jill Ford, Stacy Singer - Triple Threat

Linky linky



Details: On stage probably 2002 . A super tight performances from world champion standard baton twirlers.

Amazingly talented trio including Stacy Singer doing monster rolls - a move apparently invented for her and remamed matrix by the edinburgh staff twirlers.

See Glitzy stuff, 3 baton juggling, contact sequence and some qualilty strutting about.



If you like this, make a post below. If you have any requests, I can post them too. biggrin



Dr Ew rolleyes


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mcp
mcp

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Total posts: 5276
Posted:oh, I thought monster rolls refered to the entire neck spins and matrix and frontside stuff. If you'd said it was delinated, I might have used that name instead. eek

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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JohnVenture
JohnVenture

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Posted:What you nuts ?

Matrix is a much cooler name :P


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strugz
strugz

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Location: Southampton - Possibly...
Member Since: 6th Mar 2002
Total posts: 3964
Posted:Thanks for posting Drew



as for requests - erm, can you sort me out those three for an evening? wink



Failing that some more of the same please smile



or a video of yourself ubbangel



Matrix is a cool name - however "monster roll" has its qualities.... maybe we need to create a monster move to suite it smile


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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MikeIcon
MikeIcon

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Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA
Member Since: 27th Mar 2003
Total posts: 2109
Posted:Nice. If you can find any footage of Michelle Baas before she gets to my house tomorrow, Id love to see it smile

Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

-Me

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Suibom
Suibom

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Location: Oregon, USA
Member Since: 2nd Sep 2005
Total posts: 577
Posted:You dont' by any chance have a link to a static copy of the video, such as wmv/avi/mov do you? I can't bring myself to install realmedia...

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

Ahnold discussing poi - "It is naht a toober!"

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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:"or a video of yourself"


Yep. Not an old one. New and shiny tongue


Getting to the other side smile

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mcp
mcp

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Location: Edin-borrow.
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Posted:this:

http://www.sharp-baton.com/b2c/category/asp/CtgID/1046/af/page.htm
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or this:

http://www.starlinebaton.com/prodDetails.asp?keyid=129
br>
or any baton video where they name what they are doing.

a baton twirler doing fire... sandy said he's seen one at nottingham? Wouldn't mind seeing that video. hug


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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-sandy-
-sandy-

old hand
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 12th Jul 2004
Total posts: 716
Posted:yea but you've seen it already, its not very impressive. Its that bit out of a film on your stolen spinning vid (i think)

"Don't do it naked!"

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
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Total posts: 5276
Posted:I thought you said it was on fire? nobody does a frontside angel roll on fire in any on my videos...

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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MikeIcon
MikeIcon

Pooh-Bah
Location: Philadelphia, PA - USA
Member Since: 27th Mar 2003
Total posts: 2109
Posted:I should have plenty of video of a baton twirler doing fire after this weekend smile

Let's turn those old bridges we crossed into ashes.
We'll blaze a new trail,
and torch the rough patches.

-Me

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bluecat
bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere
Member Since: 15th Dec 2002
Total posts: 5300
Posted:i actually only called it the matrix cause it looked like the poi move.....

tongue


Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:angel angel angel
Thank you all for posting, Well its officially now Friday, So I can post todays super link:
Michelle Smith Supergood baton Twirler Canada

Video Linkies:
The fist link is my favorite:
Freestyle
Solo
Doubles

Expect to see: Lovely routines, and super hot technical baton twirling. I like the way that she keeps the batons flowing a lot more than other baton twirlers tend to do, and she doesn't break plan soo much either smile


8 times represented Canada at the world baton twirling championships!!
Heres a profile about her:
http://www.albertabaton.com/page19.htm#Michelle%20Smith
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And she is responsible for one of my all time favorite stick clips
the clip is "michellefreestyle2003.mpeg" or
"michellefreestyle2003shithotbatongoth.mpeg" !!

But I don't have an active link
It's What happened to this one in just 2 years? She got cool ! ubblol
and still kept winning,
you'll find some of that clip in meg's Stolen spinning - the goth with the pentagram on the back of the costume smile

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Meg, I think you'll love all of Michelles Rolls from todays video blog


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mcp
mcp

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Location: Edin-borrow.
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Total posts: 5276
Posted:OoooOOO, that's the site I found annette lucero's videos on.... Hmmmm... where are they....

OMG frames, and quicktime buttons? It's like a flashback to a bygone era.... This website would have worked well under netscape I think....

Yay! Found them! ubblove ubblove


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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mo-seph
mo-seph

enthusiast
Location: Edinburgh, UK
Member Since: 24th Feb 2004
Total posts: 524
Posted:Lovely!

smile smile smile


monkeys ate my brain

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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:Yeep...

Are any of you staffer types in contact with the baton twirlers?

It shouldn't be that hard to get a contact email.

This lady should be invited to the EJC smile


Getting to the other side smile

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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:angel angel angel



Thanks again for posting, Saturdays super link:



Well seeing as that was 2 lots of Stick links, I think it has to be something for the poi fans



click to gallery:

http://www.indrayoga.com/Gallery.htm
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Expect to see: 2 ladies, of indra - lots of wiggling/dance/ not technical spinning smile



I like the chilled out yoga stuff at the begining, thats fab

Personally I'm not so keen on the trashy pornstar stuff later on in the clip, its not the style I dig.

It kinda makes me laugh biggrin but I guess thats what sell over there in the US of A.

Definately High quality filming and production and hence earn a place in Drews Super video blog.

cool smile


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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
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Posted:smile

Getting to the other side smile

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LazyAngel
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Posted:nice...
watching the vid makes me want to take up yoga...
question is, what's the motivation? wink


Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

Like sex, I'm much more interesting in real life than online.

'Be the change you want to see in the world around you' - Ghandi

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mcp
mcp

Flying Water Muppet
Location: Edin-borrow.
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Total posts: 5276
Posted:so you can be like a sexy lady?

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:angel angel angel

Sunday Special. Not poi. not staff, but

Bees fighting - Hold on for the surprise ending as to how the little bees fight back against the big hornets!!

Then tell me, how the hell did that evolve??



National Geographic News 2005 Number 1 video clip:

Bees Battle "Hornets From Hell"



"A small but highly efficient killing machine lurks in the mountains of Japanthe Japanese giant hornet. The voracious predator pumps out a dose of venom with an enzyme so strong it can dissolve human tissue. Just a handful of these hornets can kill 30,000 European honeybees within hours. Watch an attack of giant hornets on a beehive, and learn the surprising secret that Japanese honeybees use in their defense."



Here's the rest of the Nat Geog top 10:

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/12/1216_051216_top_video.html
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Rev
Rev

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Location: Apparently lost in my ego
Member Since: 14th Mar 2003
Total posts: 1269
Posted:OMG... ubblol

"After I get done with these pitiful humans, I will begin my war against...... THE BEES!"
-ZIM "Invader Zim"


More useless information courtesy of Rev...
Confusing the masses, one post at a time...
"Obviously, you're not a golfer.."- The Dude
"Buy the ticket... Take the ride..." -Raoul Duke
"FEMA has never done catastrophe planning..."-Michael Brown

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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:angel angel angel
Happy Monday, and what does this Monday turn up on Drews video Blog?
This nostaligic old clip will charm all the silent movie buffs.
A Historic film from the pathe News Archive showing Col. Sgt George Simpson in 1933
Flag poi and club swinging in the UK.

Follow this link, and you should find a free preview low res download at the bottom of the page:
http://www.britishpathe.com/thumbnails.p...club%20swinging
br>
In order to download you have to go through the whole basket thing. but It won't cost any money, and its well worth it as you can get a lot more historic videos of all kind of interesting things - a great site to waste days on. theres at least 1 more club swinging clip.
http://www.britishpathe.com
br>
So for a couple of days I have put the little puppie up in my gallery here:
http://www.homeofpoi.com/gallery/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=829
br>catch it while you can.

"Since the world's beginning, we've all searched for that "youngish feeling". "Club swinging" keeps this 67 year-older young!" Elderly man stands in front of a curtain in the Pathe studio demonstrating his club swinging technique. "Hard as nails and fit as the proverbial fiddle through club and flag swinging" (says Geo. Simpson, late Col Sgt, Middlesex Regt.)"

Closer view of George as he swings a Union Jack and a Stars and Stripes around his head - very patriotic! L/S of George flag swinging. "Slow-motion shows how complete these exercises are for the arms and shoulders"

Slow motion footage shows flags off to best effect. "Incidentally, the flags are not fastened to rods as they first appear, but just weighted with shot and roped - the speed keeps them taut." Another slow motion sequence.
______________________________________________________________________

OK, some other historical sources:
Over at "The Journal of Manly Arts"* ( http://ejmas.com/jmanly/
)we have:
Club swinging - (not video)
http://ejmas.com/pt/ptart_dick_0101.htm
br>http://ejmas.com/pt/ptart_treat_0501.htm
http://ejmas.com/pt/ptart_ymca_0401.htm
br>
and stick fighting:
http://ejmas.com/jmanly/articles/2001/jmanlyart_a-wp-w_0901.htm
br>http://ejmas.com/jwma/articles/2000/jwmaart_wolf_0500.html

*Not wishing to be associated with some of the more "fance figures with club swinging" which I guess will be somewhere in "The Journal of Girly Arts".

Enjoy
Drew smile


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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:Woohoo for Drew's library of splendid videos.

I wonder if that guy's grandkids spin?

Hmmmmm.


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LazyAngel
LazyAngel

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Location: Cambridge UK
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Posted:Thanks Drew!

You just reminded me of this


Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

Like sex, I'm much more interesting in real life than online.

'Be the change you want to see in the world around you' - Ghandi

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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
Location: Bristol
Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:angel angel angel

Crap theres only 7 minutes left of Tuesday, and I've got to find something good to post!!

Ok folks, todays funky offering:



http://www.feriamusica.org/
br>
click on play



its a performance of

Dance

acro

trampolines

trapize

aerial

juggling and stuff

to tango music

(from brussels)



I'd REALLY like to see this show, a friend who did says:

"...amazing skills ...., and was the most beautiful thing

I'd ever seen."



Plus if you go to the archives, you can see some of their older shows



**bounce**

Drew Very Happy

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Thanks LazyAngel biggrin


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duballstar
duballstar

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Posted:i can't keep up with all this... is that indra yoga the poi softporn you showed us in nottingham? umm i'm gonna download it and find out.... biggrin

It is our fantasies that make us real. Without our fantasies we're just a blank monkey' - Terry Pratchett

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mo-seph
mo-seph

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Location: Edinburgh, UK
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Total posts: 524
Posted:Written by: Glss

http://www.feriamusica.org/
br>



Mmmmmmmmmmmm.... ubblove

They didn't have the old shows up last time I looked... (some dubious clubswinging umm, but the horses are great!) Nice to see the progression, how they've kept the energy, but made things much more pure and clear.

I tried to ask them if they had a full dvd, but they never replied frown

biggrin biggrin biggrin


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Glåss
Glåss

The Ministry of Manipulation
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Member Since: 8th Nov 2001
Total posts: 2523
Posted:angel angel angel
Its Wednesday, and Wednesday is poi day:

Here's a link to one of my top 5 favorite poi videos of all time:
Andy House Spinning in Koh Tao
If you want to see this footage in high quality I recommend that you buy COL 5.
Beautifully filmed, beautiful music, Awesome spinning by a lovely guy. Perfect.

Here is where it was first posted on HOP, in a thread (not in the video section) thats worth reading and a link to that beauiful sand art too:
http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/show...rev=#Post432819
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No Duball, thats not the Nottigham softcore biggrin biggrin


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_Clare_
_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast
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Posted:eek

biggrin

ubblove

kiss

Thanks Drew... let me know if you hear of Feria Musica coming to visit... I might come over too smile

And... sigh... Andy rocks biggrin Good to see that video again...


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Suibom
Suibom

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Posted:Excellent thread! Much props and appreciation.

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

Ahnold discussing poi - "It is naht a toober!"

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