To jump at

to spring to; hence, fig., to accept suddenly or eagerly; as, a fish jumps at a bait; to jump at a chance.

See also: jump

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On June 30, 1936, just one month before the Olympics, she was permitted to jump at Adolf Hitler Stadium in Stuttgart, the last major Olympic trial.
Especially in the high jump, where he has had very little opportunity to jump at higher heights.