The Hamilton Spectator – June 7, 2008
Local Hero: Emily MacRae, 12
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.