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Eight Bainbridge Island Ropeskippers make Team USA

Team USA members (L-R): (Bac;) Sarah Sharman, Kelsey Gonwick and Emily Applewhite. (Middle) Amanda Stevenson and Abigail Harrison. (Front) Chloe Dolese, Molly Harrison and Jessica Fay.  - Photo courtesy of Pam Sharman
Team USA members (L-R): (Bac;) Sarah Sharman, Kelsey Gonwick and Emily Applewhite. (Middle) Amanda Stevenson and Abigail Harrison. (Front) Chloe Dolese, Molly Harrison and Jessica Fay.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of Pam Sharman

Eight members of the Bainbridge Island Ropeskippers were selected to a team of more than 100 jumpers to represent “Team USA” at the 2010 Rope Skipping World Championships and World Youth Tournament, in London, July 28-Aug. 4.

Kelsey Gonwick, Chloe Dolese, Abigail Harrison, Molly Harrison, Jessica Fay, Sarah Sharman, Amanda Stevenson; and Emily Applewhite were selected.

The Ropeskippers recently returned from the 2010 Nationals USA Jump Rope competition, in Galveston, Texas, where 920 top jumpers from nearly every state competed. Bainbridge Island returned with gold, silver, and bronze medals. The team finished second in freestyle for teams bringing 20 or fewer jumpers.

Age division results:

Gold: Abigail Harrison, Sharman, Pairs Freestyle 13-14; Silver: Lizzy Sharman, Becca, Dolese, Double Dutch Singles Freestyle 18+; Silver: Molly Harrison and Applewhite, Pairs Freestyle 15-17; Bronze: Abigail Harrison, Sarah Sharman, Ally Clement, Fay, Double Dutch Pairs Freestyle 15-17

4th: Gonwick, Fay, and Molly Harrison, Double Dutch Singles Freestyle 15-17; 5th: Dolese, Gonwick, Pairs Freestyle 18+; 6th: Summer Cornell, Single Freestyle 10 and under; 6th: Applewhite, Molly Harrison, Gonwick, Lizzy Sharman, Double Dutch Pairs Freestyle 18+; 7th: Fay, Abigail Harrison, Sarah Sharman, Double Dutch Pairs Speed 15-17; 9th: Abigail Harrison, Single Freestyle 13-14; 9th: Clement and Fay, Pairs Freestyle 15-17; 9th: Sarah Sharman, Clement, Abigail Harrison, Double Dutch Singles Freestyle 15-17; 10th: Sarah Sharman, Single Freestyle 13-14

Grand nationals results – final day:

Bronze: Lizzy Sharman, Molly Harrison, Applewhite, Gonwick, Double Dutch Pairs Freestyle

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