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Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Griffin Wilde from Eugene, Ore. gets buried in the ball pit. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Griffin Wilde from Eugene, Ore. throws balls in the ball pit. The Bounce Village featured a Monster Ball Pit, Ninja Run and more bouncing fun. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

 
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A Big Bounce participant throws confetti in the wind. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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A Big Bounce participant bounces over an obstacle. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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The bouncer is broken in to different sections and features interactive components for participants to test their agility. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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A beach ball hits a Big Bounce participant in the ball pit. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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A Big Bounce participant leaps over an inflatable hurdle. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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“This is the best 50 dollars this company ever spent”: On a day where temperatures reached the high ’80s, staff members with water spraying backpacks cooled off participants. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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A Big Bounce participant leaps over an inflatable panda during a contest to see who can jump over the bear without touching it. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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A Big Bounce participant leaps over an inflatable panda during a contest to see who can jump over the bear without touching it. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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A Big Bounce participant dunks on a human-sized hoop. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Two bouncers hang out under the palms. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Participants bounce during the adult session. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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What’s my age again?: The adult bounce session reaches its conclusion with foam and confetti. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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What’s my age again?: The adult bounce session reaches its conclusion with foam and confetti. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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What’s my age again?: The adult bounce session reaches its conclusion with foam and confetti. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Participants bounce during the adult session. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Endangered species: A bouncer tries to stay on top of the panda without falling. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Hair flip: A bouncer falls into a human-sized hoop. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Bouncers exit the world’s biggest bouncy castle at the end of the adult session. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Bouncers exit the world’s biggest bouncy castle at the end of the adult session. Big Bounce America tours across the U.S., bringing the world’s biggest bounce house to Lane Community College in Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 18, 2018. (Sarah Northrop/Emerald)

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Photo Editor

Sarah is the photo editor of the Daily Emerald. She is well-versed in photography, feature writing and all things visual tempo. Sarah shoots almost every type of subject and specializes in concert photography and photojournalism.


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