Canada Cup 2017

Canada Cup 2017

On May 5-7, Calgary was host to the Canada Cup for 2017. Canada’s best trampoline gymnasts competed for the title along with an impressive list of international guests from Belarus, Sweden and the US. Both 2016 Olympic Trampoline Champions, Rosie MacLennan from Canada and Uladzislau Hancharou from Belarus, were in the arena.  True to form, […]

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Flower Cup Results

Flower Cup Results

Trampoline Pundit was represented at the 2017 Aalsmeer Flower Cup held last weekend in Aalsmeer, Netherlands by photographer Per Lindstrom. His images tell a story of great athleticism during this unique biennual international trampoline competition featuring the beautiful flowers of Holland. Over 300 competitors from 17 countries participated. Germany sent a strong team, taking a large […]

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Aalsmeer Flower Cup 2017

Aalsmeer Flower Cup 2017

On March 18th, the 22nd edition of the Aalsmeer Flower Cup will be held in Sporthal de Bloemhof Aalsmeer. Several junior WAGC and World Cup finalists and medallists will compete in the event, amongst many young talents who hope to reach their full potential in the next quad. As always there are over 300 competitors […]

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2016 Indo Pacific Championships

Last week, the 2016 Indo-Pacific Championships was held in Napier, New Zealand. 184 athletes of all ages from South Africa, Australia, Canada, Japan and New Zealand took part in trampoline, synchronized trampoline, tumbling and double-mini-tramp events. The full results are posted to the event’s official Facebook page and NZ Gymsports website. To little surprise, the […]

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1967 Professional World Trampoline Championships

1967 Professional World Trampoline Championships

Yes. There were World Championship competitions for Professional trampoline gymnasts. They were held in the 1960s and sponsored by the Nissen Corporation. There was only one event: men’s individual trampoline. But there were exhibitions of gymnastics and spaceball. The first one was held in 1964 in New York and was won by American George Hery. […]

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The Olympic Journey

The Olympic Journey

  The Road to Rio for American trampolinists began in Providence RI with the USA Gymnastics Championships. Covering the meet for this website I had the privilege to watch and report on the action and then because of the hospitality of many people within the US trampoline community, I travelled around the country catching up […]

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Rio Trampoline Gymnasts

Rio Trampoline Gymnasts

There will be 16 men and 16 women competing in the 31st Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro next week. They represent 17 countries around the world including China, Japan, Russia, Canada, USA, Belarus, France, New Zealand, Portugal, Germany, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Georgia, Great Britain, Kazakstan, Australia, and Brazil. They range in age from 19 – […]

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2016 Trampoline World Rankings

2016 Trampoline World Rankings

Now that all the World Cups have been held this year, the world standings are final. The five World Cups were held in Azerbaijan, China, Italy, Switzerland and Portugal. Gymnasts competed in as few or as many as they could. Their best three rankings (not scores) were added together. Whoever had the most points is […]

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Portugal Hosts Major International Events – Part 2

Portugal Hosts Major International Events – Part 2

The Gymnastics Federation of Portugal has pulled their Olympic weight this month, hosting two major international trampoline, tumbling and DMT competitions leading up to the Rio Games next month. First, they hosted the ScalabisCup, a popular annual event that was held in Santarem on June 31-July 2. Then, they hosted the Coimbra GymFest and World […]

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Portugal Hosts Major International Events – Part 1

Portugal Hosts Major International Events – Part 1

This month the Gymnastics Federation of Portugal has pulled their Olympic weight, hosting major international trampoline, tumbling and DMT competitions leading up to the Rio Games next month. The ScalabisCup, a popular annual event was held in Santarem June 31-July 2, and the Coimbra GymFest and World Cup were held in Coimbra on July 8-9. Over […]

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