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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Flower Cup 2015

The 21st edition of the Flower Cup for Trampolining will take place tomorrow, March 21st,  in the beautiful city of Aalsmeer, Netherlands. Held every other year, it will be more than 40 years since it began, making it one of the oldest international trampoline competitions in the sport. Three hundred sixty (360) gymnasts from 18 […]

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Portugal Qualification Test Event for Trampoline

Portugal Qualification Test Event for Trampoline

Translation from Facebook: The Trampoline Test Qualifying event for Portugal took place this weekend in the beautiful city of the Knights Templar, Tomar, which served to select the team members for World Cup, the World Age-group Competition and European Games. More than 400 gymnasts competed in the various categories in 14 hours of competition. One of the […]

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Irish Student Trampoline Open

Happy St. Patrick’s Day – a day devoted to the Irish! So, today’s post is dedicated to the Irish Student Trampoline Open (ISTO), one of my favorite events of the year. Since 2002, students from across the UK have been getting together to compete in a 3-day trampoline and tumbling competition each year in Ireland. Run […]

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Canada Cup 2015

Our friend Catherine Tracy is covering the 2015 Canada Cup this weekend in Kamloops, BC. Competition in trampoline, double mini-tramp and tumbling; Age-group, Junior and Senior divisions, began yesterday and will continue through tomorrow. Hundreds of trampoline gymnasts from around the country are there, including Olympic Trampoline Champion Rosie MacLennan. Catherine will be reporting from the event, […]

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KLI 2015

KLI 2015

In honor of decorated American tumbler Kalon Ludvigson, the Kalon Ludvigson Invitational international trampoline and tumbling competition is held every year. On March 20-21st this year, the 5th annual KLI will be held in Orem, Utah. Gymnasts from 12 US states, plus Great Britain and Canada are registered to compete. The first three KLIs had established the event as a premier competition, attracting big […]

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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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