It’s not just for boxers and little girls. Jump rope is cool again, and the very best takes place each December when dozens of teams compete at the annual Double Dutch Holiday Classic at Harlem’s Apollo Theater. Marvel at the speed and technique, but it’s the free-style hip-hop “fusion” rounds, featuring leaps and well-timed flips, that will bring you to your feet.
Best Double Dutch Contest
Free-style, hip-hop fusion comes to the simple jump rope.from Reader's Digest Magazine | May 2004