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.
Competitive Jump Rope Records
30 Second Double Unders
Number of double unders in a 30 second period.
- Male: 105 double unders - Cen Xiaolin (USA) - 2019
- Female: 94 double unders - Zoe Ellis (USA) - 2017
30 Second Speed
Number of jumps in a 30 second period.
- Male: 250 jumps - Cen Xiaolin (China) - 2019
- Female: 218 jumps - Xihui Feng (China) - 2021 (video)
Video below is Cen Xiaolin's previous record of 228.
Single Rope Endurance
Number of jumps in a 3 minute period.
- Male: 1,164 jumps - Zhongfei Duan (China) - 2021 (video)
- Female: 1,057 jumps - Xihui Feng (China) - 2021 (video)
Number of consecutive triple unders unbroken.
- Male: 521 - Eric Seeger (Germany) - 2016
- Female: 493 - Tori Boggs (USA) - 2021 (video)
Guinness World Records
Most Jumps in 1 Hour
12,702 - Peter Nestler (USA) - 2015
Most Jumps in 12 Hours
151,409 - Hijiki Ikuyama (Japan) - 2018
Most Double Unders in 12 Hours
40,980 - Ryan Alonzo (Philippines) - 2022
Longest time jumping rope without taking a break
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.
Longest Jump Rope Jumped
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.