The 25 Weirdest Beauty Pageant Talents

7. Jumping Rope

Contestant: Lauren Cheape
Pageant: Miss America 2012

Newly elected politician and Miss Hawaii 2011, Lauren Cheape had some tricks up her sleeve during the talent portion of the 2012 Miss America Pageant. Pulling out a jump rope as an Elvis song came on, Cheape hopped, skipped, and twirled her way into the preliminary talent awards. We thought jumping rope as a sport began and ended on the elementary school playground. How wrong we were.

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