Zippy's Video of the Week: How the Jump Rope Got its Rhythm

The jump rope is a common everyday object that is easy to take for granted. Ethnomusicologist Kyra Gaunt hops quickly through its history and shows how it's reshaped everything from the playground to popular music. 


This episode is part of TED's series, Small Thing Big Idea, shared through Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.