Be Right Back!

You may have noticed that I haven’t been posting as much as usual lately. As you know, this blog is my hobby and I try to post stories several times a week for T&T friends and fans. However, in the past few days and upcoming weeks, I haven’t and will not be able to keep up with that pace […]

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11-12 Boys Impress, Too

11-12 Boys Impress, Too

The impressive 11-12 Russian Girls made a splash at the 2014 World Age-Group Trampoline and Tumbling Championships last November in Daytona, sweeping the medals. However, the Russian boys were quite successful, too, taking gold and silver. As a matter of fact, in both the boys and girls age category, the entire field of young gymnasts […]

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Russian Synchro Girls

The videos keep coming. But, the ones from the 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Daytona are coming to an end very soon. Among the final videos to be uploaded features the Girls 11-12 Synchro medalists from Russia. Ekaterina Fetkulina and Daria Nazukova added gold to their bronze and silver from individual; and Individual Champion, Vera Beliankina […]

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Tu Xiao and his Awesome, Amazing, Very Good, Super Great Year

Tu Xiao and his Awesome, Amazing, Very Good, Super Great Year

Did anybody notice? China’s second fiddle, silver collector, fraction from gold, “always the bridesmaid, never the bride,” Tu Xiao had a super amazing, spectacular, very good year. 2014 was the year he converted silver to gold. He was not only ranked #1 in the world last year, but he won two golds at the 2014 World […]

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Bouncing and ALS

Bouncing and ALS

We all took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last fall to bring awareness to the desease. I know I did! I dumped ice water over my head and dedicated it to Dagmar Nissen Munn, the oldest child of George Nissen. We all know that Mr. Nissen is the inventor of the modern trampoline, but we don’t all know that […]

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YOUTUBE: Catherine Tracy for Trampoline Pundit

YOUTUBE: Catherine Tracy for Trampoline Pundit

There are several pages you can view on YouTube to see videos from the  2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships and 2014 World Age-Group Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, that took place in November in Daytona Beach, Florida. But for routines and interviews combined, Catherine Tracy for Trampoline Pundit is the place to go. Catherine has uploaded dozens […]

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2015 World Cups

2015 World Cups

Now is the time of year for T&T gymnasts to reboot, improve, and work on new skills and routines or passes for the upcoming year of competition. They want to be prepared for the upcoming international season. It starts to heat up in late spring, is in full bloom in the fall and peaks with the […]

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On the Subject of Bouncing Off Walls …

On the Subject of Bouncing Off Walls …

The origins of modern circus acts come from a variety of sources. One such source is an early invention of George Nissen‘s – and its not what you think. Yes, it is a version of the modern trampoline, pioneered by Mr. Nissen, but it was a game he created on a trampoline contraption called “Spaceball” back […]

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Kristle Lowell: Bloqueos Mentales

Kristle Lowell: Bloqueos Mentales

Spanish translation by Lucas Adorno   Es muy difícil describir lo que es un bloqueo mental. La mejor forma para describirse lo a alguien que nunca realizó un deporte competitivo, es compararlo a una palabra en la punta de tu lengua. Es ese abrumador sentimiento que vos conoces que palabra o ejercicio es, sin embargo, […]

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How to Wall Tramp

How to Wall Tramp

We’ve all seen fantastic Wall Tramp acts in modern circuses, most notably in the Cirque du Soleil shows. It’s popularity is growing. Trampoline centers around the world are adding it to their activities. The international trampoline, dmt and tumbling competition in Portugal, Scalabis Cup, has incorporated it into their week of activities. Cirque acrobat Julien […]

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