A trampoline is a device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over
a steel frame .... In recent years, indoor commercial trampoline parks have made
a come-back with a number of fra...
May 4, 2010 ... In 1930, the 16-year-old George Nissen watched in awe as trapeze artists
performed their daring stunts at a travelling circus in Cedar Rapids, ...
Nissen got his inspiration for the trampoline when watching trapeze artists at a
circus rebound on the safety net. He was a member of his high school's tumbling
Apr 13, 2010 ... ... was a contraption that made it possible to keep on bouncing and flipping? ... “
They said, 'George, it will be the year 2000 before trampoline is ever in ... George
Nissen, a father of the trampoline, went airborne at the top of a ...
Apr 10, 2010 ... Nissen was a teenage gymnast when he developed the first prototype in Iowa in
1934. In 2000, trampoline debuted as a medal sport in the ...
trampoline, gymnastics, Nissen, George Nissen, history, invention, facts,
biography, inventor. ... Imagine that the year is 1930, and you feel like jumping.
History of Trampoline Gymnastics. ... “Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome
the man who invented the trampoline and created a new gymnastic sport: Mr ... At
94 years of age, this was the third Olympic Trampoline Competition he had ...
The real revolution of trampoline came when George Nissen and Larry Griswold,
attendants of ... After the war, George Nissen invented the portable trampoline.
The trampoline was not widely popular until the 1900s when circus performers
made it a feature attraction. It became a modern sport in 1936 when the ...
The inventor of the trampoline is George Nissen of Iowa (1914-2010), who was a
gymnast and diver in high school when he saw circus acrobats and was ...