Flight Team

“The strength of the team is each individual member.  The strength of each member is the team.” -Phil Jackson

Meet the Flight Team:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emma

  • Age: 17
  • Years Jumping: 10 years
  • Favorite Skill: Split Jumps
  • Favorite part of being on the team: getting to spend time with my friends practicing the sport we love!
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Traveling to North Carolina for the weekend for a workshop
  • What do you do when you are not jumping: I like to be outdoors and spend time with family and friends
  • What motives you: Wanting to improve myself and to help others

Lauren

  • Age: 17
  • Years Jumping: 13 years
  • Favorite Skill: Can-Can
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Getting to teach the younger kids how to jump rope
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Summer Camp 2018
  • What do you do when you are not jumping: Spending time with my family and friends
  • What motivates you: Listening to music

 


Adeline (But I go by Ad)

  • Age: 14
  • Years Jumping: 7 Years
  • Favorite Skill: Donkey Kick
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Dancing with my teammates at practice and performances
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Watching all the teams compete at USA Jump Rope Nationals in Disney World
  • What do you do when you are not jumping: Playing with my cats and playing Minecraft
  • What motivates you: Dough Fritters from Buon Gusto

Reagan

  • Age: 13
  • Years Jumping: 8 Years
  • Favorite Skill: TJ
  • Favorite part of being on the team: I like to compete and perform as part of the team
  • Favorite Jump Rope memory: Going to National in 2019 at Disney World
  • What do you like to do when you are not jumping: I like to read and bake
  • What motivates  you: Competing really pushes me to be my best.

Tatum

  • Age: 15
  • Years Jumping: 8 years
  • Favorite Skill: Butt Jumps/Leg Crossing Skills
  • Favorite part of being on the team: dancing with my friends and having fun
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Going to Disney World with my 3 best friends to compete in USA Jump Rope Nationals
  • What do you like to do when you are not jumping: Hang out with my friends
  • What motivates you: exercise and all the fun

Hannah

  • Age: 15
  • Years Jumping: 5 years
  • Favorite Skill: Butt Jumps
  • Favorite part of being on the team: School Shows
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Virtual Nationals
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: Hang out with friends
  • What motivates you: Country music

Maddie

  • Age: 15
  • Years Jumping: 6 years
  • Favorite skill: Donkey Kick
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Getting to be with my friends and go around to different places
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Going to Junior Olympics and getting a giant milkshake
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: Riding my horse and swimming
  • What motivates you: I want to learn new things so I can teach other people

Mariah

  • Age: 15
  • Years jumping: 6 years
  • Favorite Skill: High Low BTB
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Being surrounded by people who all have a passion for the same sport
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Going to Junior Olympics in Greensboro, North Carolina
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: I like to hang out with my friends and go shopping
  • What motivates you: My family and knowing they’re always there to support me

Sarah

  • Age: 15
  • Years jumping: 5 years
  • Favorite skill: Switch Cross BTB
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Performing at school shows with my teammates
  • Favorite jump rope memory: Competing at AAU Junior Olympics in North Carolina
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: I like to spend time outdoors
  • What motivates you: Jump rope and ice cream

Emily

  • Age: 14
  • Years jumping: 5 years, since 4th grade
  • Favorite skill: Leg Hook
  • Favorite part of being on the team: I get to jump rope with awesome people
  • Favorite jump rope memory: The jump rope camp where I had FIT training
  • What do you like doing when you’re not jumping: I like to run, hang out with my family and friends and play music
  • What motivates you: The fact that I’m always able to make myself better

Isabelle

  • Age: 12
  • Years jumping: 6-7 years
  • Favorite skill: Double Matador Front Cross
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Doing the group routines
  • Favorite jump rope memory: My first summer camp
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: I like to read and bake
  • What motivates you: Learning new skills

Katrina

  • Age: 15
  • Years Jumping: 7 years
  • Favorite skill: Awesome Annie or Front Cross
  • Favorite part of being on the team: That we always have fun together
  • Favorite jump rope memory: making the Flight Team
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: I like hanging out with my friends, shopping and watching movies
  • What motivates you: Wanting to be able to get better at something and accomplishing goals

Lindsay

  • Age: 12
  • Years jumping: 5 years
  • Favorite Skill: Switch Cross
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Jumping with friends
  • Favorite jump rope memory: My first jump rope camp
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: I like to play volleyball and draw
  • What motivates you: Trying to get better

Samirah

  • Age: 13
  • Years jumping: 7 1/2 years
  • Favorite Skill: Awesome Annie
  • Favorite part of being on the team: Performing and teaching others to jump
  • Favorite jump rope memory: When I started my first forwards jump, because all I could do was jump backwards
  • What do you like to do when you’re not jumping: Read or play on my phone
  • What motivates you: Either a prize or me knowing I want to do it