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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Early Wall Tramp

Early Wall Tramp

Moving to Los Angeles in the mid-1990s was a bit of a culture shock for me. My Southern upbringing taught me to be wary of anything different that didn’t fit the norm. But, life in California was a whole new experience. It taught me just the opposite: embrace everything different that doesn’t fit the norm. Many […]

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Get Involved: 2015 Goals

As Trampoline Pundit evolves each year, so do the goals. In 2014, more people got involved with improving the website. In 2015, I encourage more! Year one was simply about creating and designing a weblog for posting as many original trampoline and tumbling stories as possible – often daily. Coordinating social media accounts were established to […]

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Thankful in 2014

Thankful in 2014

2014 marked the end of the third full year of TrampolinePundit.com. The objective from the beginning was to let the site grow organically. In 2014, it took on a life of it’s own. On top of the list of highlights was most definitely the 30th World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships in Daytona, which was also the 50th Anniversary of […]

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USA’s DMT Sweepstakes

USA’s DMT Sweepstakes

The US Women seem to be going for the World Double Mini-tramp Sweepstakes. In the past two World Championships, in Sofia and Daytona, US Women won six of the eight World Age-Group titles for Girls and both Women’s Senior titles. On the top of the ticket are Erin Jauch, 2014 Women’s World DMT Champion, and Kristle […]

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Canadian Olympic Hopeful Sam Sendel Inspires LGTB Athletes

Canadian Olympic Hopeful Sam Sendel Inspires LGTB Athletes

No one would deny that Canadian Olympic Trampoline hopeful Sam Sendel enjoys life. When you watch her action-packed YouTube videos, you know that she lives life to the fullest. Her talent, athletic success as a World Class Trampoline gymnast and joie de vivre makes her a role model to many. This week, she became a role […]

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Future Stars in Sports and Screen

Future Stars in Sports and Screen

By Correspondent Catherine Tracy Two members of Canada’s WAG team in Daytona came from the Vancouver-suburb gym of TAG. After watching teammate Tamara O’Brien make World Championship Double-mini finals, Jared Khalifa and Taya Clyne did Canada proud at World Age Groups. Both are extremely talented on and off the tumbling mat. Jared sings and acts […]

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