How to Raise a hula hoop from your waist up to the air
How to get your hula hoop from your waist up above your head, relatively gracefully, and then to "lasso" the hoop above you.
The hooper here (my lovely sister) is using a hoop made of 160 psi irrigation tubing in a 3/4" width. The hoop is approximately 43" in diameter. For more hoop-specific vids, check out http://www.wolf-river-enterprises.com.
Learn how to make your own hoop at