King's Skipperoos Compete at Nationals

Reedy Creek

King's Skipperoos returned from the 2019 Australian Skipping Championships with their best results ever. The sport of skipping continues to progress towards becoming an Olympic event within the next 6-10 years. The Skipperoos qualified a team of 14 to compete in individual, pair and team events showcasing their skills across speed, freestyle and double dutch events. Over three days of competition the Skipperoos won 9 gold, 11 silver and 7 bronze medals.

Congratulations to the 2019 National Overall Age Champions:

Aulivier Liddell (9 yr boys)
Leila Tolhurst (9 yr girls)
Annie Myburgh (10 yr girls)

Charlotte Mikkelson (10 yr girls) and Jasmine Hawkins (16 yr girls) also represented King's with excellence placing second overall in their age groups.

Individual Events Placings:

7&UMaizie Liddell2nd - 30 second speed
2nd - 1 minute speed
9yrsLeila Tolhurst

2nd - 30 second speed
2nd - 1 minute speed

Addison Roughley2nd - 1 minute speed
10yrsAnnie Myburgh2nd - 30 second speed
1st - Freestyle
Charlotte Mikkelson1st - 30 second speed
1st - 1 minute speed
3rd - Freestyle
8-9 yrs maleAulivier Liddell1st - 30 second speed
1st - 1 minute speed
2nd - Freestyle
16yrsJasmine Hawkins1st - Freestyle
3rd - Triple unders

Pair and Team Events Placings:

9-10 yrsAnnie and Charlotte2nd - Pairs Freestyle
Annie, Charlotte & Ashlee
Annie, Charlotte, Aulivier & Leila
3rd - Double Dutch 2x60 sec
3rd - Team 4x30sec speed relay
12 - 14 yrs mixedChristian & Jordan
Christian, Jordan, Scarlett & Zoe
Christian, Jordan, Scarlett & Zoe
Christian, Jordan & Zoe
2nd - 2x30sec double unders
3rd - Team 4x30sec speed relay
3rd - Team freestyle
3rd - Double Dutch Single


In addition to these amazing results, Jasmine Hawkins is the first King's Skipperoo to be selected for the Australian team and will compete at the 2020 World Championships in Canada. Jasmine will compete in individual freestyle, triple unders, four person freestyle and the group routine. Superb effort, Jas!