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Double Dutch Is Back and It Is Breathtaking

For the first time in more than three decades, double dutch has returned to New York City's Lincoln Center to celebrate women of color and expose a new generation to the art of turning ropes.
Erica Euse
8.4.17
Infinity

Try Not to Watch this Hypnotic Video of Kids' Jump Rope WR Forever

These kids have cooked up a batch of perfect perfection.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.23.17
Phys Ed

The Audacity of Rope

My gym costs five dollars and travels with me everywhere.
Jeanann Pannasch
11.18.16
Art

Insta of the Week: Black Rock City, Here We Come

29 days. 29 days. 29 days. 29 days. 29 days. 29 days.
Beckett Mufson
8.7.15
Music

Double Dutch's Forgotten Hip-Hop Origins

When hip-hop developed in New York, teams of girls would double dutch in the middle of dancing crowds at clubs, an element of the culture that has been lost along the way.
Lauren Schwartzberg
3.31.15
Design

The Jump Rope of the Future Projects Your Stats in Mid-Air

Tangram Factory's LED-embedded Smart Rope keeps track of your jump count and the calories you've burned—so you don't have to.
Emerson Rosenthal
2.25.15
Art

This Jump-Roping Light Sculpture Never Gets Tired

Rémi Brun's 'Loopy Lou' is the luminous workout instructor we always wanted.
Beckett Mufson
2.23.15
Music

Watch Kelly Osbourne Reimagine ‘Jem and the Holograms’ in Double Duchess's New Video

In J.B. Ghuman Jr.'s new music video for Double Duchess's “Good Girl Freakout,” Kelly Osbourne wears a huge purple wig and jumps rope with another girl's braid against a throbbing queer electro-hop beat.
VICE Staff
9.21.14
Motherboard Blog

Why Dogs Are Better Than Humans at Jump Rope

Both people and dogs love to socialize, explore new things, play with balls, eat steak...and, apparently, jump rope. Here stunt dog trainer Samantha Valle shows off how Geronimo can do double dutch.
ANNA JANE GROSSMAN
4.10.12