Downtown North Bend businesses are open, despite the construction work along North Bend Way. That’s the message the city of North Bend wants to get out to everyone who drives through town. That’s also the message on the whirling and flipping sign that Tony Sims is using to direct traffic to those businesses, from his post at the corner of Bendigo and North Bend Way. Although North Bend Way between Bendigo and Ballarat Avenue is currently torn up for an [...]
Kendric Washington has officially been named of June’s Spinner of the Month. After putting on an amazing show for his first appearance at WSSC, Kendric has been on a terror. Recently, Kendric took home the title of Champion of the Big East competition. The big east birth some of the best spinners in the world including 3 time World Champion Kadeem and 2010 World Champ Ray Rivera. Kendric is definitely keeping the DMV on the map. Look for Kendric to [...]
Playoff Spinners in DC Playoff season can one of the most exciting times for a city. Fans across the area bring out all of there cool team gear to represent the city. AArrow DMV decided to show their excitement for playoffs. Watch as they put on a show for the fans outside of the Verizon Center and put their stamp on the DC playoff experience.
Kendric Washington was star-struck. The 19-year-old hid behind plastic sunglasses, scoping out where the competition would take place, along a pedestrian mall in downtown Las Vegas called the Fremont Street Experience. It wasn’t the Strip, but it is known as the second-most-famous street in Sin City, set amid older casinos, musty bars and tattoo parlors. “There’s so much talent here,” Washington said, pointing at a schlubby 20-something guy. “He’s the legend of sign spinners.” It was Washington’s first time competing in the [...]
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 [...]
LAS VEGAS (AP) — You’ve seen them at intersections and outside strip malls spinning an arrow-shaped sign and trying to grab the attention of drivers and passers-by. Turns out, there’s more to it than just twirling the sign, and the ones with the most creative moves compete every year for the title of World Sign Spinning Champion. More than 100 of the human billboards broke out their best moves for a crowd in downtown Las Vegas last week. In multiple heats [...]
IMAGE: MARCO TORRESSPORTING A BACKWARD ASTROS CAP AND A HUGE SMILE, Stephen Bell bobs his head, shakes his hips and twirls a Now Leasing! arrow-shaped sign as drivers zoom past him toward the I-10 entrance ramp off Yale Street. He’s on the clock promoting Alexan Condominiums. But, Bell says, he’s not really working. He’s performing. “Smiling at people makes me happy,” shares the slight-of-stature, 23-year-old Acres Home resident, who never stops dancing as he chats with us by the noisy [...]
The 2017 World Sign Spinning Championship is making its mark The 2017 Sign Spinning Championships just got bigger! Not only is this years grand prize of 5k is the biggest in the competition’s history, the competition will now be brought to you by Cricket Wireless. This will be an event you don’t want to miss. Be there on February 24 and 25th on Fremont Street to witness history!
The Wisconsin Lottery just got cooler The Wisconsin lottery has never looked this cool! Here is this amazing commercial from 2016 that is filled with excitement and complete just awesomeness! Allstar spinners Rico El-lis, Kadeem Johnson, Justin Brown, Laramie Rosenfled star in this one. Check it out!