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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Photo Challenge

Photo Challenge

PHOTO CHALLENGE! Level 1: Can you name all the World Champions in this pic? Level 2: What are their titles? HINT: Photo was taken in Daytona at 2014 Worlds; the 50th Anniversary of the first World Championships.     GOOD LUCK!

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Celebrating 50

  It took 50 years to get to Daytona. Since the first World Trampoline Championships fifty years ago in 1964 in London, twenty-nine World Trampoline or World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships went by, more than 900 medals awarded and over 300 World Championship titles crowned. All 29 World Championships were featured in blogposts leading up to the […]

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Captured on Camera: World Class Gymnasts in Daytona

Captured on Camera: World Class Gymnasts in Daytona

During the World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships and World Age-group Championships in Daytona November 7-9 and 13-16, Trampoline Pundit corespondent Catherine Tracy pointed her video camera at gymnasts. From the bleachers, she recorded routines and, when possible, she ran downstairs to get some mini-interviews. The result is a variety of compelling stories that you might not […]

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Part II: 2014 World Age-Group Trampoline & Tumbling Championships, Day 3 & 4

Part II: 2014 World Age-Group Trampoline & Tumbling Championships, Day 3 & 4

    Day Three of WAGs finals began with the 15-16 year olds on trampoline. Difficulty levels really started to rise in this group with Hikaru Mori showing two triffises to take the silver. Great Britain’s Isabelle Songhurst used a lower difficulty routine with superior execution to take the gold by a .6 margin. Ksenia […]

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2014 World Age-Group Trampoline & Tumbling Championships: Part 1

2014 World Age-Group Trampoline & Tumbling Championships: Part 1

  Welcome to the 2014 World Age Groups in Daytona Beach! 655 athletes from 37 countries are competing here for the title of World Champions in their age group. Trampoline, Double-mini, Synchro and Tumbling are contested in four age groups- 11-12, 13-14, 15-16 and 17-18. These are the athletes too young to compete at World […]

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Drama in the Ocean Center: Part II

Drama in the Ocean Center: Part II

The plan was to write a blogpost each day while at the 30th World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships. Since the Trampoline Pundit spent several hours a day doing live commentary for the television and online broadcast, writing blogposts just didn’t go according to plan. Your understanding is greatly appreciated. SO … THE PART II HIGHLIGHTS […]

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Drama in the Ocean Center: Part 1

Drama in the Ocean Center: Part 1

The plan was to write a blogpost each day while at the World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships. Since the Trampoline Pundit spent several hours a day doing the live commentary for the television and online broadcast, writing blogposts just didn’t go according to plan. Your understanding is greatly appreciated. SO … THE HIGHLIGHTS WILL START NOW! There was no shortage […]

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