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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.


“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