Setting Out to Break Guinness World Records Title for Jumping Jacks

5 Oct

The YWCA of Asheville and National Geographic Kids Magazine Set Out to Break Guinness World Records Title for Jumping Jacks

What: The YWCA of Asheville will help National Geographic Kids magazine set the Guinness World Records title for the most people doing jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. To break the record, more than 20,000 people worldwide need to complete one minute of jumping jacks in events occurring between 3 pm ET October 11 and 3 pm ET October 12, 2011.

“Let’s Jump!” supports First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign, which encourages kids and families to get healthy and active. Mrs. Obama is scheduled to kick off the 24-hour period with one minute of jumping jacks at the White House.

Who: Group of 125 jumpers from the YWCA After-School Program will participate in the challenge by doing one minute of jumping jacks.

When: October 11, 2011 at 3:30 pm

Where: At the YWCA, 185 S. French Broad Avenue

Contact: Alphie Rodriguez, 254-7206 x 212, alphie.rodriguez@ywcaofasheville.org

Here’s a “Let’s Jump!” video:

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