20th, 21st and 22nd World Championships

The Countdown continutes to the 30th World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships next week in Daytona. Today features the 20th, 21st and 22nd World Championships in bullet list format. At the end of each segment, please click the links for the full results of each Championship. Australia hosts the 20th World Championships in Sydney on October […]

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Countdown Continues: 19th World Championships

Thanks to the thoughtful Catherine Tracy for offering to write the post for the 1996 World Trampoline Championships in the “countdown to the 50th Anniversary of World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships” series. She was actually there, in Vancouver, and had a camcorder shooting everything she saw. Recently, she has been uploading her video to her […]

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16th, 17th and 18th World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships

NEW FORMAT: With time constraints, instead of writing accounts in prose of the countdown to the 30th World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, as was done with the 1st through the 15th, TrampolinePundit will provide bullet points of highlights and links to the full results with available images (“findable”). Please click the links at the end […]

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13th, 14th & 15th World Trampoline & Tumbling Championships

Japan hosted the 13th World Trampoline Championships in the beautiful city of Osaka on August 24-26, 1984. The Soviets were back with a strong trampoline team, but the competition grew more fierce. The highlight of the competition had to be the Men’s Individual event. It was loaded with past medalists and emerging talents, making it […]

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10th, 11th and 12th World Trampoline Championships

It’s becoming a challenge to find photos and video online from the 80s and 90s World Trampoline Championships history. It’s pre-internet and towards the end of my father’s era (who supplied lots of materials). So, any photos and video are welcome! Newcastle, Australia hosted the 10th World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships on October 5-7, 1978. It […]

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7th, 8th and 9th World Trampoline Championships

Thank you to Ron Munn, Jeff Hennessy, Pierre Blois and AcrobaticSports for the research materials! The 1972 World Trampoline Championships will go down in the history books for a couple of significant reasons. Alexandra Nicholson’s win in the Women’s Individual Trampoline event marks the first time the sport had a champion of African descent. It was […]

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4th, 5th and 6th World Trampoline Championships

Thanks, once again, to Dagmar Nissen Munn for supplying research materials. London was the host city, once again, for a World Trampoline Championships. The 4th World Trampoline Championships were held at the Crystal Palace on Jun 17, 1967. The British Trampoline Federation presented the event for the Federation of International Trampoline and the Nissen Trampoline Co. Participating […]

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2nd and 3rd World Trampoline Championships

Another heartfelt thanks to Jeff Hennessy and Dagmar Nissen Munn for supplying research materials. The trampoline sports world descended upon the Royal Albert Hall in London again, this time for the Second World Trampoline Championships, on January 30, 1965. This was the same historic day that Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the UK, was buried, […]

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The World’s First Open Trampoline Championships,1964

Heartfelt thanks to Jeff Hennessy, Dagmar Nissen Munn and Tim Blake for contributing research materials to this story, as well as to Dennis Horne, Rob Walker and Mike Driscoll.     Starting with the First World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships, TrampolinePundit will attempt to blog about the highlights of each and every World Trampoline and […]

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Rob Walker by Ted Blake in 1964

From the Beginning …

With just three weeks until the 30th World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships is Daytona Beach, Florida; the 50th Anniversary of the first ever World Trampoline Championships, it seems appropriate to honor that occasion with a glimpse into history. Trampoline Pundit will countdown to the momentous event by highlighting every World Trampoline and Tumbling Championship since […]

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