According to a study by the Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, more than $14.4 million was spent by participants and spectators in Boston and on the North Shore in 2007.
The late Don Little of Ipswich, who started the Jumper Classic 24 years ago, also started a similar event at Myopia in 2010. That event will not take place this year, Lovasco said.
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