50 Years of French Trampoline

The sport of Trampoline just celebrated it’s 50 years of  World Championships in grand style at the 2014 World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Daytona, Florida. The past and future on display in the same building was an impressive realization that the sport had advanced incredibly in such a short period of time, little more than just half a […]

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HISTORY: 1974 World Trampoline Championships

HISTORY: 1974 World Trampoline Championships

Last year, gearing up for the 50th Anniversary of the first World Trampoline Championships, I did my best to cover every World Championships up to that point. With the help of many officials, athletes and coaches, I was able to find photos and video from most events. Most notable was the 1974 World Trampoline Championships in […]

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Film History Uncovered: 1965 World Trampoline & Tumbling Championships

Film History Uncovered: 1965 World Trampoline & Tumbling Championships

An amazing coincidence: Precisely 50 years later, film of the 2nd World Trampoline and 1st World Tumbling Championships has been discovered. On January 30, 1965 the event was held in London at the Royal Albert Hall and now film of the momentous occasion can be shared with the world. It was uncovered recently by a retired […]

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Happiness

Happiness

When I’m feeling down, there are a few things that cheer me up. One of those things is watching old movies. They remind me of happy times. Recently, I needed some cheering up. As luck would have it, our friend from Sweden, Ulf Anderson, who had a successful competitive career, was posting links to trampoline and tumbling […]

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Elite Challenge Champions Crowned

Elite Challenge Champions Crowned

This weekend during the 2015 US Elite Challenge at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 2015 US Pan-American Team was selected and the first ever quad was performed in a competition on the Double Mini-tramp. Olympian Steven Gluckstein from Atlantic Highlands, NJ and World Cup Champion Charlotte Drury from Laguna Niguel, CA won the Elite […]

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Triffis TV Interview with Dmitri Poliaroush

The latest interview by Triffis TV, a feature of the Dutch club TV Triffis Alkmaar, is with Dmitri Poliaroush, Olympian and World Champion and first to compete the quad-twisting double back, known as The Poliaroush. Poliaroush’s contributions to the sport of trampoline gymnastics are immense, as a World and European champion and as a coach of […]

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What It’s About?

What It’s About?

Sports is about more than just winning. The Belgian team of trampoline gymnasts, who attended the 2015 Haslev Scandinavian Open, have demonstrated through a video a classic example of what sports is about: camaraderie, work and play, striving for the best, teamwork and more. What do you think sports is all about? What’s it all about?

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2015 Haslev Scandinavian Open

2015 Haslev Scandinavian Open

Every two years, a wonderful international trampoline competition is held in Denmark open to all clubs, national teams and Federations who are currently members of th FIG. The 2015 Haslev Scandinavian Open was held last weekend, on April 4th, at the Haslev Sports Center in Haslev, Denmark. More than 200 competitors from six countries competed […]

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Kalon Ludvigson Invitation Results are IN!

Kalon Ludvigson Invitation Results are IN!

Olympians and Team World Champions made an appearance at the 5th Annual Kalon Ludvigson Invitational Trampoline and Tumbling competition on March 20th and 21st, 2015 in Orem, Utah. Named for the extraordinary talent, Kalon Ludvigson, who is the most decorated tumbling gymnast in the US, the competition also serves to raise funds for Kalon’s recovery […]

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Flower Cup Results

Pirmammad Aliyev from Kazakstan, winner of the Class 1 Boys Trampoline event at the 2013 Flower Cup, rose the level of  Sr. Men’s Trampoline Champion in 2015, just 2 years later, in Aalsmeer, Netherlands this weekend. Anna Kasparyan of Uzbekistan took gold in the Sr. Women’s Trampoline event. Germany’s Matthias Pfleiderer went from 7th in qualifications to […]

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