Island Skippers cross the globe

Several members of the Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers are crossing the continent, and the globe, participating in international World Jump Rope events this month.

BAINBRIDGE – Several members of the Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers are crossing the continent, and the globe, participating in international World Jump Rope events this month.

Anna Bjur, Natalie Bennett, Serena Johnson, Amanda Stevenson and coach Lizzy Sharman are heading to Orlando, Florida for the WJR Pan-Am jump rope tournament on Saturday, July 2.

Abigail Harrison and Anna Warga will be in Portugal competing in the WJR World tournament July 19.

Two members from Kirkland’s Hot Dog USA team are joining the Orlando jumpers, and two Montana Superskippers are joining forces with the Portugal jumpers for some of the group events.

Kitsap kids can get a taste of competitive jump rope at the Bainbridge Island Rope Skippers summer camps on Bainbridge Island and in Poulsbo, from July 18-21 for grades one through six.

Sign up through either the Bainbridge or Poulsbo parks and recreation office, and visit www.facebook.com/Bainbridge-Island-Rope-Skippers-337966076445 for the latest Rope Skipper news.