Good luck to everyone competing in the USA Jump Rope National Championships! What you do this week will inspire so many generations to come.
Friday, June 18, 2010
The First East African Jump Rope Competition and Workshop will be held from July 2nd-July 5th at the Aga Khan Academy in Mombasa, Kenya. Children from Tanzania and Kenya will compete on July 2nd, then take part in a 3-day workshop staffed by national and world-champion jumpers from South Africa and the U.S. Stay tuned for updates, pictures, and videos!
Sunday, June 13, 2010
First day back in Nairobi. Walked onto a soccer field to see 50 kids, from all over Kibera, who showed up early on a Saturday morning to jump rope. The trainers here are running sessions six days a week, with regular attendance from the entire group. It took me about 15 minutes to stop smiling.