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2009-07-20 23:28:52

Jumping rope is not only a super form of exercise, it has become a competitive U.S. national sport, a U.S. freestyle jump roper says. Liz Butterfield, the best female single-rope freestyle jump roper in America, says since the formation of USA Jump Rope in 1995, the sport has been on the rise, both as a competitive activity and as a way to increase strength, balance and cardiorespiratory endurance. Butterfield, a student at Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y., went before judges and a national...

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