Who Knew People Could Jump Rope Like This?

You've probably been impressed with playground kids jumping rope (or is it jump roping?). You've already seen boxers whip the jump rope fast enough to create a wormhole. But you've never seen a person jump rope like this. This woman is absolutely incredible » 4/18/13 11:00pm 4/18/13 11:00pm

Watching People Jump Rope from the Jump Rope's Point of View Will Make…

This video, Full Circle made by Klezinski Films, is absolutely incredible. It seamlessly shows people jumping rope from the rope's POV. What's impressive is that the camera is always focused on the person swinging the rope, making the effect even more powerful. » 3/16/12 5:00pm 3/16/12 5:00pm

Jumplay: Double Dutch for the New Millennium

We have all seen those gadgets that display the time or a message using a rapidly oscillating wand fixed with tiny LEDs. However, only designer Jacky Wu was clever enough to apply this technology to a jump rope. After all, it makes perfect sense—as you jump, the device records each revolution then displays that figure… » 4/29/08 6:50pm 4/29/08 6:50pm

JumpSnap: Jump Rope Minus Rope

Rope is so 2005. And the JumpSnap agrees. It's a jump rope system that doesn't use rope. Instead, it appears (little info on their site) that weighted ball spin on handles to make it feel like there is a rope, even though there isn't. We expected some complex motion-sensing, laser guidance system. Apparently such… » 10/07/06 11:06am 10/07/06 11:06am

Ropeless Jump-Rope, More Useful Than You Think

Lester Clancy has finally been awarded a patent on his groundbreaking invention, the cordless jump-rope. Believe or not, this thing might actually be useful. There are weighted balls in each handle to simulate the feel of the rope. It can't determine whether you would have made the jump or not, but hopefully that… » 6/12/06 5:54pm 6/12/06 5:54pm