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Mason Roomes dons his gold and bronze medals from this year’s Junior Olympics, as well as a silver medal from a past Junior Olympics, at Woodbury High School on Aug. 12. (Bulletin photo by Jace Frederick)

Lengthy leaper: Roomes wins Junior Olympics triple jump title

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After Mason Roomes completed his monster jump he was approached by a few bystanders who bombarded him with questions about what he’d just accomplished.

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“They were like, ‘How do you jump like that?’” Roomes said.

Roomes had just locked up the AAU Junior Olympics triple jump championship in the 17-and-18-year-old division at Drake University in Decorah, Iowa, in July with a mark of 45 feet, 9 inches.

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Jace Frederick
Jace Frederick has been the sports editor at the Woodbury Bulletin and the South Washington County Bulletin since May 2014. Frederick graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism.  Follow Frederick on Twitter @JaceFrederick 
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