A joyous activity
Skipping is fun and can help you
jump into other sports
WRITTEN BY ANNE GEORG
Skipping comes from the playground.
It’s a joyous activity that Denise Fisher
and her family have enjoyed for years.
She coaches the competitive skipping
team in Redwater, Alta. Her 12-year-old
son Xavier and 16-year-old daughter
Deanna are part of the team.
“We still get the ropes out and have
fun as a family or with neighbours,” says
Fisher, who’s also a former competitive
Learning to skip helps make us aware of what our bodies are doing when we go from standing still to jumping.