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Help the victims of the fire in Sunet Park

Our friend and Punk Roper, Eleanor, was one of the victims. She wasn't injured, but you can only imagine how traumatic it must be to see your home go up in flames. But in true Eleanor fashion she was more concerned about the other victims than herself. Here's a message from Eleanor along with a [...]

By | 2019-04-14T16:27:56-04:00 April 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A letter from a rope jumper in prison

The letter is from Missie, one of our instructors who is teaching at a correctional facility in Ohio. We'd love to bring jump rope to more such facilities to help empower and brighten the lives of the far too many women and men who find themselves behind bars. Remember, there's often little to no difference [...]

By | 2019-02-01T12:11:00-04:00 February 1st, 2019|inspiration, motivation, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oktoberfest Playlist

Beer Belly • Imperial Leisure Sascha... Ein Aufrechter Deutscher • Die Toten Hosen Six Pack • Black Flag The King of the King of Beers • World War IX So ein schöner Tag • Scheunenrocker Alle Mädchen Wollen Küssen • Die Roten Rosen Beer • Mustard Plug Die Sauerkrautpolka • Die Roten Rosen Pissing In [...]

By | 2018-10-01T14:12:39-04:00 October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jamaican Independence Day playlist

Pressure Drop • Toots & The Maytals Move Back • Stylo G Jamaica Ska • Byron Lee & The Dragonaires All Out • Sean Paul You Can Get It If You Really Want • Jimmy Cliff Not This Face • Mad Cobra Pull Up to the Bumper • Grace Jones & Funkstar De Luxe Cross [...]

By | 2018-08-06T17:05:29-04:00 August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jump Rope Challenge #2

March Madness is upon us and in addition to being beyond psyched about my beloved Wahoos (I graduated from UVa in '82) being the overall #1 seed, the tournament has me thinking about how rope jumping relates to basketball. When you see major TV ads featuring NBA stars like Kevin Durant jumping rope and Carmelo [...]

By | 2018-03-21T21:10:42-04:00 March 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Challenge of the Week • 3/12/18-3/18/18

When you think of St. Patrick's Day you might visualize a grand parade, green beer, and four-leaf clovers, but did you know about the St. Patrick's Cross and St. Patrick's Bell? Neither did we. Well in honor of St. Patrick, this week's jump rope challenge combines the cross, the bell jump, and push-ups. You have [...]

1980s Playlist

Tattooed Love Boys (1980) • The Pretenders 99 Luftballons (1983) • Nena Two Swords (1980) • The English Beat The Message (1983) • Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Bits And Pieces (1981) • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Healthy Body (1989) • Operation Ivy Sweet Dreams (1983) • Eurythmics Pay to C*m (1982) • [...]

By | 2017-12-07T20:25:16-04:00 December 7th, 2017|playlist, punk rock, rock and roll, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Featured playlist: songs from 1977

Sex & Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll • Ian Dury & The Blockheads Motörhead • Motorhead In the City • The Jam White Riot • The Clash London Lady • Stranglers 1 2 X U • Wire Pretty Vacant • Sex Pistols Breakdown • The Buzzcocks Teenage Lobotomy • The Ramones Lust For Life • [...]

By | 2017-12-04T17:05:56-04:00 December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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