Friday, October 19, 2007



Jumper: Kelsy
Age: 21
Award: 1st place national champion
Team: Summerwind Skippers
Location: US National Jump Rope Championship Finals in Orlando, Florida
Photo Courtesy – Keith Simpson/Nutshell Productions, LLC

US Jump Rope Champions Tori Boggs, Nick Woodard, and Jeff Mauss will be coming to the Hamptons Film Festival (HIFF) to demonstrate and teach the art of competitive jump rope on Saturday October 20, following the Saturday screening of the film, Jump!

Free jump ropes will be available.

The event will take place at the Herrick Park basketball courts on Newtown Lane near Main Street from 3 to 4:30pm.

There are three screenings of the film

Friday, October 19, 2007 • 9:00 am • East Hampton UA
Friday, October 19, 2007 • 3:00 pm • East Hampton UA
Saturday, October 20, 2007 • 1:00 pm • East Hampton UA

The movie, Jump!, about the sport of competitive jump rope, follows kids on five teams from around the country who push their physical and psychological limits in pursuit of winning the World Championship.

Part extreme sport, part art form, their moves are choreographed and bursting with rhythm, sweat and originality. After arduous drilling and mind-boggling performances, rivalry and collaboration have dramatic unexpected results.

Competitive jump rope has been proposed as a new Olympic sport.

The film was directed by Helen Hood Scheer with editing, writing, and other collaboration by Scott B. Morgan.

Helen Hood Scheer, director of Jump!
at the HIFF opening night party

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