Local hero: Emily MacRae

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The Hamilton Spectator - June 7, 2008

Local Hero:  Emily MacRae, 12
City: Burlington
Sport: competitive rope skipping

Accomplishment: She won her fourth straight Canadian Rope Skipping Championship in Halifax on Victoria Day weekend. She competes in the junior division (ages 12, 13, 14). Her competition features four events: 30-second speed, three-minute endurance, three-minute power and freestyle. In order, Emily finished third, first, first and first.

 Link to the article on line: http://www.thespec.com/article/383173