Strongman

Equipment

Trampoline

Rules

Description

Trampolining Gymnastics is a type of gymnastics where participants perform acrobatics while bouncing on a trampoline. Moves range from simple jumps to complex combinations of forward or backward somersaults and twists. Trampolining is a form of gymnastics where gymnasts perform acrobatic maneuvers while bouncing on a trampoline. These maneuvers include simple jumps in the pike, tuck or straddle position to more complex combinations of forward or backward somersaults and twists.

History

After observing trapeze artists performing tricks while bouncing off the safety netting, George Nissen created the first modern trampoline in the 1930s. With the mass production of trampolines, the physical act of trampolining came naturally. Trampolining became an Olympic event in 2000.