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She's dope with that rope

Originally Published: May 18, 2011
By Leslie Goldman

During this year's ESPN Super Bowl post-game show, Nike aired an ad that, thankfully, was entertaining enough to make us forget about the Black Eyed Peas' questionable halftime performance. About 45 seconds into Nike's Throwdown commercial the camera cut to a young woman taking jump-roping to that next level. With a little digging, we tracked her down.

Meet Jamie Len Cumbo, aka "The Jump Rope Queen." Turns out, the 30-year-old Cumming, Ga., native has a story that makes you ...

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