Saturday, March 8, 2008

Review in "Cleveland Plain Dealer" newspaper

Headline: Athletes in Cleveland International Film Festival's 'JUMP!' leap with dedication
Clint O'Connor, Plain Dealer Film Critic

"JUMP!" is a fun, fast-paced documentary that proves jump-ropers are amazing, dedicated athletes.

Director Helen Hood Scheer follows several jump teams, including two from Cincinnati, as they compete in the regional, national and world championships.

A rope is about as low-tech as you can get in terms of sports supplies, so the evolution of the competitions depends on the creativity of the twisting-twirling jumpers, hindered only by the limits of their hand-eye and feet capabilities. [story continues]

(See full article here. The print version includes a photo of the Summerwind Skippers.)

2 comments:

Danny Parker said...

Jump was really good. I went with my school. I didn't know it was that competitive. Great job truly showing the sport.

Team Batman said...

THIS IS TEAM BATMAN CHECKING IN

were getting our team ready to bring the competition to the next level. we will see u in Africa.