First Lady Michelle Obama and kids double-dutch jump rope during a taping for the Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (PALA) challenge on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy) None:
Fri, Aug 26, 2011 5:08 PM EDT

First Lady Michelle Obama could easily be the hippest first lady in History. She's got her haute fashions, she knows how to dougie and now these pictures confirm she knows how to double-dutch, too.

Last month the White House hosted the Presidential Active Lifestyle Awards taping which celebrated both adults and children who were physically active at least five days a week for six weeks. And Michelle Obama proved that not only is she the hippest but she's the fittest of the first ladies.

And just in case you're trying to earn a Presidential Active Lifestyle Award of your own, the Pepper Steppers from Rockaway, Queens, are here to teach you the basics of double-dutch.


President Barack Obama hugs First Lady Michelle Obama after watching her jump rope for a double-dutch demonstration. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)


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