Daniel G. Van Olst



Daniel G. Van Olst

Type of Artist

Spins Flags, Spins Fans, Spins Poi, Spins Fire



My History

How would you describe yourself as a flagger?

Happy. Open. Honest. Joyous.  

What is it about flagging that you enjoy the most?

Getting in touch with myself.

Sharing with other artists.

How long have you been flagging? How did you get started?

Since December 2003.

Who has inspired or taught you?

In no particular order: Phillip Bryan, Isa Issacs, Randy Earwood.

Do you make your own sets? Can you describe what kind you make?

I’ve made my own silk flags, poi, and fans, although not recently.

What are your favorite flagging quotes?

The truest help we have to give, is given by simply being ourselves.

What advice do you give to beginning flaggers?

Try to practice several times a week, even if it is only for 10 minutes at a time. It really does help to flag and then sleep on it.