Jump Rope World Records
Feb 24, 2023Jordan Lindstrom
Jump rope is a growing sport both in the USA and around the world, with thousands of teams and athletes competing in such events as freestyle jumping, speed jumping, double under jumping and double dutch.
Official jump rope competitions are held throughout the year in both in the USA and other parts of the world. The sport continues to see big progressions in skill, with new records seemingly set every year.
Below is our regularly updated list of world records set by athletes in competitive events and by enthusiasts setting Guinness records.
Number of double unders in a 30 second period.
Number of jumps in a 30 second period.
Video below is Cen Xiaolin's previous record of 228.
Number of jumps in a 3 minute period.
Number of consecutive triple unders unbroken.
12,702 - Peter Nestler (USA) - 2015
151,409 - Hijiki Ikuyama (Japan) - 2018
40,980 - Ryan Alonzo (Philippines) - 2022
American Joey Motsay, a fitness trainer, set the record by jumping rope at his Positive Stress gym in Greensboro, NC, during a marathon session that spanned 33 hours and 20 minutes. The feat took place between December 4 and 5, 2009, and raised $38,000 for Smile Train, a children's charity.
The longest rope jumped was 154' 10" long and was achieved by Yu Okamoto, Sadatoshi Watanabe, Norihisa Taguchi (all Japan) in Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan, in January of 2020.
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