People bounce on trampolines for recreational and competitive purposes. ... by
firemen to catch people jumping out of burning buildings were invented in 1887.
Oct 22, 2011 ... In 1930, the 16-year-old George Nissen watched in awe as trapeze ... an "e" and
registered "Trampoline" as a trademark for the invention.
trampoline, gymnastics, Nissen, George Nissen, history, invention, facts,
biography, inventor. ... Imagine that the year is 1930, and you feel like jumping.
Sep 30, 2012 ... Nissen invented the trampoline in the 1930s, when, as a teenage gymnast, ...
won a gold medal for Canada at the Summer Olympics this year.
George Nissen and Larry Griswold invented the trampoline ... TRIVIA- Nissen
sold ten trampolines that year he invented the trampoline in 1964. His dad ask
Apr 10, 2010 ... George Nissen dies at 96; inventor of the modern trampoline ... During a 2008
San Diego Union-Tribune interview, the 94-year-old Nissen ...
Apr 14, 2010 ... In the 1950s, Mr. Nissen jumped on a trampoline with a kangaroo in New York's
Central Park. (New York Times) ...
Apr 9, 2010 ... Trampoline Inventor George Nissen Passes Away ... "They said, 'George, it will
be the year 2000 before trampoline is ever in the Olympics,'" ...
Apr 30, 2010 ... Eccentric American gymnast and acrobat who invented the trampoline. ... A year
later, the International Trampoline Federation was formed.
Developed in 1934, trampolines were originally used to train astronauts or were
used as a training tool for other sports. They soon became popular in their own ...