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 [...]

Inside the Sign Spinning Journey of DMV Sign Spinner Kendric Washington

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 [...]

Will The Sign Spinner

Bill the sign spinner William 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 [...]

Seattle Sign Spinners get prepared for the 2017 World Sign Spinning Championships

Local sign spinners train for world championships   KENT, WASH. – You’ve seen them on local street corners, spinning their messages. But did you know that these sign spinners are part of an elite crew that undergoes training at a little-known facility in Kent? The human directionals, as they’re known in the industry, are schooled in everything from the basics of creating a flashy presentation to preventing collisions with pedestrians. Richard Thesenga, the owner of AArrow Sign Spinners of Seattle, first got into the [...]

World of Sign Spinning Just got a Little Brighter!

Have you ever randomly drove past your local park and noticed a bunch of guys spinning signs? Well our Long Beach team caught the attention of our friends at the Edge and they decided to write an awesome story about us! Oshay Henderson and Christian Altamirano  talk with Blake Pinto about the world of Sign Spinning. Check it out ! The Underground World of Sign Spinning (more…)

All-Star Spinner K.C Garrison Gets Sponsored by H. Carter Jewelers!

All-Star Spinner K.C Garrison placed 6th this year in 2016 World Sign Spinning Championship. Not only did KC have an immense amount of support from his family and fellow Denver spinners but also from his sponsor, H.Carter Jewelers. Check out this awesome clip that shows a great relationship between a spinner and an awesome client! (more…)

AArrow Sign Spinners – The Top 25 in the World

WSSC 2016 was epic and full of surprises! This year was one of the biggest WSSC competitions to date. Over 100 spinners from around the world competed, making this year’s competition more fierce then ever. Here are the world rankings for the 2016 World Sign Spinning Championship! (more…)

Spinners on KGW News!

  AArrow Sign Spinners have been getting TV spotlights a lot recently. Jesse Rosas from Portland was interviewed about the grant given to get cleaner air. (more…)