Monthly Archives: June 2011

A Personal Victory

As many of us were preparing for the Association of Professional Piercers’ annual conference in Las Vegas, something wonderful was happening there which very few people knew about. Nick Whipple, after much planning and preparation, was performing what would end...
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Jack of All Trades

Generally when setting up a body suspension, it involves finding a crew that you are comfortable with, including someone to perform the piercings and to set up the rigging, a location to work with, and a photographer if you choose...
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A Different View

Pretty much everyone in the suspension community has seen or heard about Andrew S. of Swingshift Sideshow and the extremely challenging face suspension he performed at the Dallas Suscon this year. Although a few people have argued that it might...
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Naughtya’s Knees

It always puts me in a good mood to see new photos from Mute-One. I think the big selling point for me is that everyone I have seen suspend in the Loft looks so excited and happy to be there....
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World’s Highest Suspension

“So how high are we?”  “You see those mountain peaks?  They are 11,000 feet.”  “That’s sea level right?  How high are we above the ground?”  “3,800 feet” I leaned out of the basket with camera in hand.  “Hey Zane, we...
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Taking a Stand

Performance artist Alice Newstead has been working with groups like Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and Shark Savers for quite some time now to help raise awareness about the inhumane practices used today for shark hunting. You may remember her being...
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For the Love of Hooks

Those of you who attended the Dallas Suscon may remember that Skindependent Suspension was almost unable to attend because of the devastating earthquake which struck Christchurch, NZ shortly before the fundraiser event they had organized to help finance the trip....
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Making an Entrance

Many of you may already know who the band Only Flesh is, and if not you should probably go check them out. Their music combined with the intensity of their stage show is quickly gaining them a lot of attention,...
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In the Heart of Brazil

In Brazil, the Go Up Movement run by Eduardo Bez has been hard at work continuing to learn more about body suspension. I have mentioned before that they are one of the groups, along with Valnei Santos, who have been...
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