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Old 07-02-2013, 12:24 PM   #1
Lori Gamoff
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skipping ropes

are all the crossfit skipping ropes made from steel wire?
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Old 07-05-2013, 12:06 PM   #2
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Re: skipping ropes

Not sure about "all" but all the ones I've seen are, even the cheaper ones from online marketplaces. When I was cutting my first one to the proper length, I was surprised actually that it was several strands of wire inside.

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Old 07-05-2013, 12:57 PM   #3
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Re: skipping ropes

Nope, I've got a Buddy Lee Aero speed rope that isn't wire cable.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:19 AM   #4
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Re: skipping ropes

No. Cable ropes are for speed work. Fast bounces and skipping.

Plain old licorice type ropes ( plastic) are fine.

Leather turns so so

Beaded are slower yet.
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:37 AM   #5
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Re: skipping ropes

Im no pro jumper- I still cant get a double under, but I dont like the cable wire ropes. They twist and tangle and wear down and break. I actually got one tangled in the back of my shorts the other day, couldnt get it out, when I FINALLY did, it was so twisted I couldnt even use it! I think Ill look for plastic...
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