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 Fisherand her family have enjoyed for years.
She coaches the competitive skippingteam in Redwater, Alta. Her 12-year-oldson Xavier and 16-year-old daughterDeanna are part of the team.
“We still get the ropes out and havefun as a family or with neighbours,” saysFisher, 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.