Bonita Springs, Florida: Man on a Hoop

A bronze man slowly trudges atop a big bronze hoop, obviously going nowhere. It's art.
Address:
10451 Old 41 Rd, Bonita Springs, FL
Directions:
Downtown, in Riverside Park. On the west side of Old 41 Rd, midway between Childers and Reynolds Sts.
Admission:
Free
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Man on a Hoop.

Man on a Hoop

Besides the Man on a Hoop sculpture and the World Trade Center slab, there is a nice war memorial for "No One Left Behind." Take a walk around the park; there are quite a few statues.

[Bordeauxbarb, 03/20/2019]

Man on a hoop.

Man on Giant Hula Hoop

Riverside Park in downtown Bonita Springs has some interesting sculptures and memorials. My favorite is the statue of a man standing on top of what looks like a giant hula hoop. It is probably 18 - 20 feet high. There is also a military memorial and a park bench with two children statues sitting on it.

[signmanjoe, 01/09/2015]

Officially titled "Setting the Pace," it was unveiled Jan. 10, 2007. It's a duplicate of a sculpture that stands in Evergreen, Colorado. Both were created by artist Jane DeDecker.

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