"Jumping because "the dream of the 90's is alive in Portland!" (Portlandia TV show reference)." -Jenny
"I'm jumping because I love roses, and Portland's the City of Roses!" - Jenny
International Test Rose Garden
This photo was sent as a submission for our current Jump Because Challenge + Contest. As the contest continues, we will be posting some of our favorites.
Jumpers were asked to submit a photo that best represents this quote from jumping inspiration, Philippe Halsman.
"When you ask a person to jump, his attention is mostly directed toward the act of jumping and the mask falls so that the real person appears."
Sent in by Megan; Photo courtesy of LionHorse Productions.
"We jump because it's scary and exciting." -Oscar and Sam
Punch Bowl Falls, Eagle Creek, Oregon
"It is good exercise, good for making friends, good for entertaining others, and good for tons of fun!!!" -Mary
Mary belongs to a double dutch team in Portland, Oregon called the Jumping Jackie O's.
"I jump because it makes smile." -Megan
Check out the Jumpin' Jackie O's at: http://jujospdx.com/
"We jump for cocker spaniels, John Travolta, old friends, the Oregon Coast, bowling a 72 point game, and the Goonies! And because it makes us laugh. A lot." - Jessica, Brandy, and Micah
"Our trip up to Mt. Hood turned from a snowball fight into sledding and ended with some spontaneous jumping!" - Jay, Jill, Michael, Nathan, and Heather
"We jump for living in the Grove!" - Lauren, Kapua, Jacy, Katie, Jennifer, Carly, Julia, Kristine