One Sign Spinner’s Journey to Entrepreneurship and Education

For Further Information: Sarah Frye Phone: 513-520-1958 November 21, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Greg Hakanson has been an AArrow Sign Spinner since 2009. By 2012 he was recognized as one of the best sign spinners in the world and placed in the Top 10 as a competitor in the 2014 World Sign Spinning Championships. His mixed martial arts background has allowed him to hone the craft, mastering more than 200 sign spinning tricks from the company’s proprietary ‘tricktionary’, while his [...]

The Croatian Sensation wins the European Sign Spinning Championships 2017

IMG_8300 Mario takes 1st place in the European Sign Spinning Championship  Mario Knežević (Croatia) secures the European crown at the European Sign Spinning Champion. The event was part of the KulturFestival ExtraSchicht at the Zollverein coal mine. A change in weather, led to a temporary interruption of the event, over 30 Sign Spinners fought for the title in the individual and group contest. Paul Merkel and Alexander Kleißle were able to secure a free-flowing performance in the pouring rain. The show was rounded off by a [...]

Sign Spinning is an Art

They are sign spinners. “We hate it when you call it sign twirlers,” says Caleb Jordan, who has worked in the industry six years and is the general manager for AArrow Advertising. Come blistering heat or pouring rain, the team is outside spinning, flipping, throwing, smiling, posing and waving for all the passers-by to see.“We are out here rain or shine,” he says. “We are human advertisement. But it’s more than that.” Jordan says sign spinning has transformed from a creative way [...]

Will The Sign Spinner

Bill the sign spinnerWilliam Aliki is Samoan and has been in the U.S. for almost three years. “I want to stay and make some money to help out my mom, little sisters and brothers [back on the islands],” he said. “I’m the only one out here.” Aliki works for AArrow Sign Spinners in Seattle, whose web page proudly boasts that some of its employees won the 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships. He found the job on Craigslist and has only [...]

1st ESSC (Europe Sign Spinning Chapionship)

This weekend we had our first ESSC (Europe Sign Spinning Championship) in Magdeburg, Germany. Thanks to our franchisee in Germany It was a great event and crazy great vibe. We had our international judges team: Larry Fuller, Greg Hanakson & Mario Knežević. (more…)

2013 AArrow Advertising World Sign Spinning Championships

LAS VEGAS, NV – The AArrow Advertising World Sign Spinners Championships took place in Las Vegas this past February 22nd to 23rd at the world famous Fremont Street Experience. The most talented sign spinners competed to be crowned the best in the world and to win a cash prize, as well as for awards like trick of the year, best smile, most creativity, and rookie. (more…)

WORLD SIGN SPINNING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 SUMMARY

The 2013 World Sign Spinning Championship were spintastic! This year’s WSSC was sponsored and held by Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas with music provided by Dj Kn3z from Croatia. Other sponsors included Illy’s Coffee. The event was an incredible display of talent and exhilarating performances to watch. The two days of competition began on  Friday February 22nd at 3pm and then again Saturday February 23rd at 12pm. (more…)

FOX5 KVVU-TV REPORTS ON WSSC 2013

Las Vegas hosts World Sign Spinning Championships By Jon Castagnino LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – Friday, underneath the canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, 70 individuals from 30 U.S. cities and nine countries were competing in the Sixth Annual World Sign Spinning Championships. (more…)