Excellent! Trampoline Well-Being Benefits

Excellent! Trampoline Well-Being Benefits

This is nothing new to the T&T community, but it’s wonderful to read that others validate what we already knew: Trampoline has well-being benefits. Over the years, I’ve observed and participated in trampoline fitness-specific programs all over the world, but not in the US. Trampoline is primarily a competitive sport in the US and little is […]

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AT&T U-Verse “The Girls of Trampoline”

A great story about the USA Women’s Trampoline Team was broadcast on AT&T U-Verse Online TV’s program USA Gymnastics: Behind the Team. For the story, “The Girls of Trampoline,” each team member was interviewed about their training and dreams to compete in the Olympic Games. They are an impressive bunch of athletes. Click the button […]

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Octogenarian Trampolinist

Octogenarian Trampolinist

Who is the most fit octogenarian you’ve ever known? Well, George Nissen, of course. However, there is a close second in Australia. Don’t we all aspire to such heights. Watch:

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12 Year Old Trampolinist and Filmmaker

12 Year Old Trampolinist and Filmmaker

Here is a boy after my own heart. Twelve year-old Trampolinist, Kieran Martin, from Stoke Elite Trampoline Club in the UK is also an aspiring filmmaker! His short film called “Lego Trampolining,” an animated film using legos, was recently featured in British Gymnastics Magazine. His lead character, World Champion Dan Li from China, performs a beautiful […]

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Great Britain’s Laura Gallagher Video Diary

Great Britain’s Laura Gallagher Video Diary

In the thoughtful piece linked below, Laura Gallagher of the Women’s British Trampoline Team expresses the anxieties of competing to make her Olympic dream come true this summer in London. She recorded a video diary for the BBC during the World Trampoline and Tumbling Championships last November in Birmingham. In it, she reveals honest and […]

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Canada’s Jason Burnett

Here is a nice article about Jason Burnett  (who has an awesome blog, BTW) earning a spot to compete at the Olympics. It is great publicity for Canada’s National Champion. Along with the blog, Jason increases his visibility on the net with a Twitter account. The entire Canadian Trampoline Team has Twitter accounts and blogs. @TrampPundit, […]

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Spaceball

In yesterday’s post I listed a variety of trampoline sports: Individual Trampoline, Synchronized Trampoline, Double Mini-tramp, Single Mini-tramp and possibly a new sport called Wall Trampoline. But I forgot a favorite! How could I forget Spaceball? Spaceball is another of George Nissen’s creations, where two play a sort-of volleyball match on an expanded trampoline (see […]

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HOT Topic of the Day: Wall Trampoline!

A story in the NY Times has gone viral in the Trampoline world today. Can you imagine another acrobatic sport using a trampoline? We’ve got Individual Trampoline, Synchronized Trampoline, Double Mini-tramp and even Single Mini-tramp is a sport in Europe. But, put a very high wall next to a trampoline and stand on top of […]

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Photo & Video Library

Photo & Video Library

There is now a Trampoline Pundit YouTube Channel as well as a Flickr account. The goal is to develop a library documenting the evolution of this wonderful sport. The YouTube account is currently used to “like” and “favorite” videos. The plan is to categorize videos on the web into “Trampoline,” “Tumbling,” “Double Mini-Tramp,” “History,” “Compilations” […]

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Trampoline, Olympic Audiences & Social Networking

Trampoline, Olympic Audiences & Social Networking

  On the subject of Social Networking … (FIG) President Grandi confides that the Finals in Artistic and Trampoline enjoyed spectacular audience success from a media standpoint. “This is the first time that the FIG has independently produced the signal of a Final. We have chosen to embrace a modern philosophy by live broadcasting on our “Gymnastics” […]

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