Hong Kong Double-Dutchers Set A Record: 671.5 Jumps In 3 Minutes At the World Rope Skipping Championships in Sweden, Hong Kong's double-dutch team set a new world record.

Hong Kong Double-Dutchers Set A Record: 671.5 Jumps In 3 Minutes

Hong Kong Double-Dutchers Set A Record: 671.5 Jumps In 3 Minutes

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At the World Rope Skipping Championships in Sweden, Hong Kong's double-dutch team set a new world record.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne with news from the World Rope Skipping Championships in Sweden where Hong Kong's team set a new world record.

(SOUNDBITE OF ROPE SKIPPING)

MONTAGNE: That is the sound of the record for double Dutch being set - 671 jumps in three minutes, 3.7 jumps per second. Whoa. That would have made for some hyperspeed double-Dutch rhymes. It's MORNING EDITION.

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