Oona McGee reports: Their amazing speed has them joining the ranks of other incredible record-holding skippers from Japan.
Jumping rope is great way to keep fit, but for some, it’s a sport with world records that need to be smashed. In Japan, a number of dedicated skipping enthusiasts are proving they have what it takes to rewrite the record books, with several people receiving Guinness World Record titles in the country over the past year.
The newest title holders are a group of 14 young students from Fuji Municipal Harada Elementary School in Fuji, Shizuoka Prefecture, who recently achieved the Most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team.
Take a look at their world-record performance below:
The students jumped over the rope at incredibly fast speeds, chanting and running in a figure-of-eight formation for maximum efficiency … (read more)