Monthly Archives: July 2011

Rolf Reaches One Hundred

I’m sure anyone that is even slightly involved with the suspension community is aware that the Oslo Suscon was happening this past weekend. There are several pictures starting to show up of some very impressive suspensions, but there was one...
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A Day to Celebrate

Birthdays are a time to celebrate and enjoy focusing on yourself a little. It’s a day that is all about you, and it should be spent doing the things you enjoy. And who in the suspension community wouldn’t want to...
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Introductions Are In Order

Back when video of Supa’s face suspension began making its way through the body suspension community, those who didn’t know who he was immediately began asking questions. Who was this group that has been tucked away in Oregon, and how...
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Class is in Session

Over the last several months I have been very fortunate in getting to know the Skindependent team out of New Zealand. It’s so refreshing to speak with Eden Thomson who heads up their team, and hear how passionate he and...
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Free Fall Suspension

I think everyone reading Hook Life has at the very least heard about the free fall suspensions that have been taking place with the Sinner Team in Russia. In an attempt to take body suspension a step further, they have...
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A Year to Remember

A year ago today 4 members of our community were involved in a very serious accident.  Three of them have recovered, one has not.  Our brother Arwen “Spliff” Rosa is still paralyzed, but he is in my opinion a very...
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Next Stop New York

I really doubt that Steve Haworth needs any introduction here on Hook Life. Just in case the name isn’t ringing a bell, you might know him from his work with body piercing, jewelry design, subdermal and transdermal implants, branding, tongue...
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Jelly Boy the Clown

The suspension community is well known for being a close knit group, with many of us considering one another to be family. We celebrate each others successes, and pull together through the rough patches. Many of you may have heard...
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Suicide in the Loft

It always surprises me how differently people view images of body suspension. Those who have either not been around it or simply do not enjoy it often can’t get past the idea of the hooks in flesh to appreciate the...
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Crazy Needle

I recently had the opportunity to speak with performer Hugo Ferreira Gonzalez, better known by his stage name Crazy Needle, about his work on and off stage with body suspension. After trying body suspension for the first time in Madrid,...
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