Author Archives: Abbey

Jesus Plus Nothing

January. The close of an old year and the beginning of a new one. January is always a time for reflection, regrets and resolutions. If I were to describe the state of my heart with one word for each month of … Continue reading

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Double Dutch Throw Down

Sunglasses. Serious looks. Gray shoes. Patriotic ropes. What are we?? We have no idea. Seriously, we don’t! It was our attempt at being creative. The Double Dutch Throw Down, never before been done, was held in the Ballroom at The … Continue reading

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Jumpin’ Coast 2 Coast – Part 3

USA Jump Rope Nationals 2014 – Long Beach, California – Part 3 Saturday, June 28 – Third Day of Nationals This day started off with 3 minute speed for the girls. I made a new personal record of 796 jumps … Continue reading

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Jumpin’ Coast 2 Coast – Part 2

USA Jump Rope Nationals 2014 Long Beach, California – Part 2 Friday, June 27 – Second Day of Nationals The morning started off with all the single freestyles. The competition floor was divided into 6 freestyle stations, so 6 jumpers were able … Continue reading

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Jumpin’ Coast 2 Coast – Part 1

USA Jump Rope Nationals 2014 – Long Beach, California – Part 1 Tuesday, June 24 – Travel Day Mom, Lydia, Steven, Molly and I drove to my Aunt Mary’s house in CA. Dad, Emily and Hope stayed home and did … Continue reading

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Summer Triathlon

Last summer I did a triathlon with my two taller brothers, and this summer I did one with my brother who is still smaller than me. Steven did the youth distance triathlon: 250 meter swim, 4 mile bike, 1 mile … Continue reading

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USA Jump Rope Regional Tournament

For those of you who are not aware, jump rope is a competitive sport, very much like gymnastics, synchronized swimming or figure skating. Every spring jumpers across the nation compete at their regional tournament, hoping to qualify for Nationals which … Continue reading

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Tri Family

In March six of us competed in the Tucson Triathlon put on at the U of A. My Dad, Zack and Jake made one relay team, while Lydia, Steven and I made the other relay team. My dad took this … Continue reading

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I know, it’s been, like, forever!

Hello my readers! Someone recently alerted me to the fact that I should update my blog, and I realized I hadn’t posted in almost a year. A lot has happened since I arrived back home from Israel last August… First, I … Continue reading

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Israel: The End

Our trip back home started by leaving Jerusalem late evening on our 9th day, actually, it was 1 am the next morning. So, to while a way the time until 1am, Zack and I showed Joe some jump rope. We … Continue reading

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