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Can there be any physical activity not yet annexed by the gym and footwear folk and marketed as the newest fitness craze? At least one--skipping down the street. Since founding iskip a year ago in San Francisco, Kim Corbin has uncovered a hidden swath of skippers, mostly adults. So far, 14 cities have clubs run by head skippers, and group skips are coordinated through a website, Upcoming events include a tax-day skip in Seattle on April 15 and a skip in New York City's Central Park in May. Corbin hopes to skip across...

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