You might recall from a recent post that I was beyond psyched about my beloved Virginia Cavaliers who had just been granted the #1 overall seed in the NCAA Men's D1 basketball tournament. And as you may know by now, Virginia became the first #1 seed in the history of the men's tournament to lose [...]
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 [...]
On Sat, Feb 17 we held an animal-themed Punk Rope benefit class at CrossFit Adoration in Bethlehem, PA and raised $511 for Peaceable Kingdom, a no-kill shelter in nearby Whitehall. The inspiration was my parents who were both animal lovers and who met in Bethlehem roughly 70 years ago. The playlist consisted of 14 kick-butt [...]
Punk Rope is a creative blend of jump rope and old-school fitness. Improve cardio, coordination, agility, speed, strength, and timing. This week's class features a Halloween-themed playlist. Costumes are encouraged. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Jump ropes are provided. Free for members of the 14th St Y. Non-members: $15 Post-class happy hour at [...]
Punk Rope Games IX a Huge Success More news and pics to come, but here's the quick and dirty recap: 8 teams competed valiantly for the Punk Rope trophy with Muted Mutton (Joe Katz, Claire Francois, Rich Mudge, and Shawnette Proper) claiming the team title. There were some great costumes, some fantastic individual performances, prizes [...]
WHERE Lowery Plaza at 40th Street under the 7 train Sunnyside, Queens 11104 WHAT The Punk Rope Games are a cross between the Olympics and Mardi Gras featuring teams of 4 in costume competing in 10 athletic events. Spectators are welcome. WHEN Saturday, Sept 23, 2017 | 11am-2pm HOW MUCH $25 for an individual competitor [...]
Punk Rope is a mash-up of jump rope and recess. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Jump ropes are provided.
WHAT Heather, Shana, and I are jump roping the Rock & Roll 5K in Philly on Sept 16. I invite you to walk, run, or jump with us…or just come out and support. I’m jumping with a heavy rope which represents the oppression faced daily by virtually every person of color in the United States. [...]