Heads up podcast lovers! Our very own Director of Training Justin Brown was invited to chat with Jeff Rubin on his weekly podcast. They explored and explained a bunch of different topics, like what it takes to be a world champion sign spinner, and why AArrow Sign Spinners are naturally competitive. Listen for yourself and visit http://jeffrubinjeffrubinshow.com/ for new interviews every week! ABOUT THE SHOWJeff Rubin (CollegeHumor, Buzzfeed, YouTube) presents interviews with creative people who have turned their obsessions into professions, as [...]
In this age of highly targeted, programmatic, personalized advertising, it can seem quaint to see someone spinning a sign to plug a local business. However, ‘quaint’ is just about the last word you’d use to describe the actions of the employees at AArrow Sign Spinners. The company started in a college dorm room, with two aims: “create jobs for our friends and turn sign spinning into a global sport”. The ‘get friends jobs’ goal was definitely smashed: AArrow has employed more than [...]
Tique Garner Brings the Heat in this Freestyle FridayOnce again we are back with the newest installment of Freestyle Friday. This time around we have, AArrow All-Star Tique Gardner from AArrow Denver dropping some serious heat. Although Tique didn’t compete in the 2018 World Sign Spinning Championships his skills are on par with some of the best in the world! This video shows exactly why Tique is one of the favorites to win the title in 2019!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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…)