Lee Reisig began jumping rope in 1992 after seeing his very first jump rope performance and becoming instantly obsessed. Since then, Lee has acquired multiple national and world titles, performed for millions of viewers on popular television shows and live performances, taught countless competitive and recreational jumpers, designed and built many of his own unique jump rope props, created a jump rope language, and began his own business- Flight Crew Jump Rope. Lee hopes to continue making his living by jumping rope and hopes he can help many young athletes do the same.
Board Member | Merchandise
Devin Meek started jumping in 2007 in his hometown, Ellicott CIty, Maryland. Since then, he has become a seasoned performer and competitor with world championship titles. He has done various halftime shows, performed for celebrities of all kinds, made television appearances, and has worked all across the globe teaching jump rope to people of all ages. Now he is best known for his online presence where he shares his jump rope/ travel adventures.
Board Member | Production
Hseth Burch was born in Tucson, Arizona but upon completing his BFA in Dance and his BS in Chemical Engineering at the University of Arizona, he moved to Orlando, Florida to pursue his passion for performing. He is grateful for his opportunities over the past decade to travel the world doing what he loves. Today he continues his journey as a performer with Flight Crew Jump Rope after joining the team in 2018.
Board Member | Merchandise
Ian started as a competitive jumper when he was 8 years old competing in many national and international competitions. When Ian graduated high school he joined Flight Crew and since has done many professional shows with them. He has worked four months in Germany at a dinner show as well as performing in over 50 theaters with a traveling circus. He has been jumping for 15 years and loves to share his love and experience with everyone.
Board Member | Administration
Chaz Robinson is a Singer-Songwriter, Model, and Professional Jump Roper from Indianapolis, IN. He has appeared on America’s Best Dance Crew, MTV’s MADE, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, & Disney’s Shake It Up. After securing 3 World Titles in 2011, Chaz retired from competition and pursued a full-time career as a Singer. Since then he’s appeared on the Official Grammy Ballot 3 times, The Huffington Post, and has an international viral hit, with over 4 Million downloads worldwide. He continues to Jump Professionally — working with Flight Crew.
Board Member | Social Media
Celina has been a member with Flight Crew since 2018. She started jump roping when she was four years-old after seeing the Bouncing Bulldogs perform at a street festival in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Celina has twenty-five years of experience competing, teaching, and performing jump rope world-wide. You may have spotted her on ESPN’s College GameDay, Seaworld’s Electric Ocean, Disney Cruise Lines, or various NCAA and NBA halftime shows. When she is not jumping, Celina is working toward her PhD in Social Psychology at the University of Minnesota.
After moving from Sweden to Cape Cod Massachusetts at the age of 9, Adam Jernberg started competitive jump rope with the Brewster Bayside Skippers. It wasn’t until 2015 when Adam began performing professionally with Flight Crew Jump Rope. In 2018, Adam moved to Orlando Florida to perform full time with Flight Crew. Some of his other hobbies include teeterboard, tumbling, hand balancing and being a social media influencer.
Alex Costa, whom quite a few who know as “ironkrios" is 19 years old and has been performing for as long as he can remember! From break dancing, musical theatre, playing guitar in several bands, and jumping rope, he loves to challenge himself with different forms of movement. Aside from jump rope Alex is also an avid Parkour and Freerunning athlete which he often incorporates into his jumping style!
Austin was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1998. In 2010, he started competing with Tri-Force Jump Rope. Austin won two grand national championships in double dutch freestyle in 2014 and 2015 respectively. He was also a USA Jump Rope All-Star member from 2014-2017. Austin performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 2013 and 2015, along with countless college basketball halftime shows. In 2016, Austin joined Flight Crew Jump Rope and enrolled at North Carolina State University. Austin is now a full time student, and part time professional jump roper.
Cameron Simmons first started jump rope in 2010, when he jumped with his local team, the Kangaroo Kids, located in Howard County, Maryland. There he competed and performed, later to join Flight Crew Jump Rope in July of 2018, when he did his Flight Crew gig at the Medora Musical in Medora, North Dakota. Outside of jump rope, Cameron attended the University of Maryland - College Park, majoring in Computer Science, Mathematics and graduated in December of 2019.
Eddie Yacynych has been performing/competing in jump rope for 21 years. He currently lives in Los Angeles, CA where he works as a Doctor of Physical Therapy. He has made appearances on AGT, TODAY show, The Voice, Late Late Show with James Corden, and has been featured in TV shows and commercials jumping rope. He loves performing and has a background in theater and dance.
Kenzie Scott has been jumping for 16 years, competing and performing across the world. While competing she has won many awards and titles. She also has been a member of the USA All-Star team for 6 years. With starting college, she started her own collegiate team with Utah State University.
Krysia Rousseau is from Boise, Idaho. She is 28 years old and has been jump roping for 22 years. Krysia started out competing on the Summerwind Skippers Jump Rope Team and began performing with Flight Crew Jump Rope in 2017. Some of her accomplishments include both national and world championship titles. She has performed on tour with Cirque Dreams, at Seaworld's Electric Ocean, and on Disney Cruise Lines. Krysia is currently in graduate school working on her Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
LJ LaVecchia has been jump roping for 20 years. He fell in love with the sport when he first picked up a jump rope in his first-grade gym class. Since then he has acquired 28 grand world titles, 22 grand national titles, and holds both national and world records in single rope and double dutch events. Jump rope has taken LJ to 39 countries and 48 states. LJ has been an original member of flight crew since its beginning in 2012. During this time, LJ has performed for companies like Cirque du Soleil and Cirque Dreams; appeared on television shows like America’s got Talent, MTV’s Amazingness, the Today Show, and the Gong Show. LJ is excited to continue performing with Flight Crew and getting to share this incredible sport with audiences of all cultures and backgrounds.
Matt Scoville, 25, began his journey in the jump rope world when he was 7 years old — joining his local elementary schools jump rope team in 2003. Before jump roping, Matt had a background in Acrobatics and Dance so he picked up jump rope and combined the two — continuing to Dance through the years adding Hip-Hop, Ballet, Jazz and Contemporary to his repertoire. After trying out for So You Think You Can Dance, with a routine combining Jump Rope and Hip-Hop, he made it all the way to the final round! During his time with Flight Crew, Matt has performed with Cirque Dreams Holidaze, SeaWorlds Electric Ocean, Disney Springs and many more!
Mike started jumping at the age of 7 after reading about a local team that held free clinics. One thing that drove him from the start was performing. He wanted to get on the team so he could perform at a Utah Jazz half time show. Mike still loves to perform and since has performed for many different teams half times. He has been jumping with flight crew since 2014 when they were on Americas Got Talent and has been able to travel all over the world jumping. he has won several competitions at a national and world level.