Get smart curated videos delivered to your inbox.   SUBSCRIBE
The Kid Should See This

Tori Boggs, professional jump roper

Watch more with these video collections:

Tori Boggs is a record-breaking, trick-inventing pioneer in the sport of jump rope. In this Wired Obsessed video, she demonstrates her moves, including the Mic Release, the Splits, the Bubble, the Kamikaze, the Back Tuck, the TJ, the Webster, the Johmmy, and the Torminator. Practice when into all of them.

“Yeah, I was not good at jump rope when I first started… I remember the very first time I saw jump rope, I was five years old, I thought it was the coolest thing and couldn’t stay away from it. There was a lot of struggle. I was always really having to practice hard. There definitely was never a natural talent or affinity towards using the rope.”

Tori Boggs
tricks
Note: At 7m38s, she shares video footage of a daring and dangerous fire jumping trick, and describes how she injured herself in the attempt.

Reminder: Boggs is a professional. Do not try fire tricks at home. As Wired reminds, “her jump roping feats are potentially dangerous activities that may be harmful or cause serious injury if you are not properly trained.”

tori mid-jump
Follow Tori Boggs on Instagram.

Watch these jump rope videos next:
• Jazzy Jumpers: New York City Jump Rope Competition
• Adrienn Banhegyi’s world record jump rope skills
• The most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team
• Uchida Geinousha’s Super Wan Wan Circus: 13 dogs jumping rope

This Webby award-winning video collection exists to help teachers, librarians, and families spark kid wonder and curiosity. TKSST features smarter, more meaningful content than what's usually served up by YouTube's algorithms, and amplifies the creators who make that content.

Curated, kid-friendly, independently-published. Support this mission by becoming a sustaining member today.

🌈 Watch these videos next...

World Record Group Skydive – 164-Person Formation

Rion Nakaya

Watch 11-year-old rock climbing prodigy Brooke Raboutou climb

Rion Nakaya

Uchida Geinousha’s Super Wan Wan Circus: 13 dogs jumping rope

Rion Nakaya

The Power of Resilience: “Mental toughness is the secret to success”

Rion Nakaya

The most skips over a single rope in one minute by a team

Rion Nakaya

The incredible sport of cup stacking, explained

Rion Nakaya

Sydney Kennett, the 14-year-old, record-setting indoor skydiver

Rion Nakaya

Rachel Atherton’s downhill mountain biking victory at Vallnord

Rion Nakaya

Olympic Champion Wilma Rudolph Wins in Rome (1960)

Rion Nakaya