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Trampoline - Wikipedia

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A trampoline is a device consisting of a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched over a steel frame ... The trampoline-like life nets once used by firefighters to catch people jumping out of burning ...

George Nissen: Inventor of the trampoline | The Independent

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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, ...

Who Made That Trampoline? - The New York Times

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Sep 28, 2012 ... Nissen invented the trampoline in the 1930s, when, as a teenage gymnast, he and his coach created a piece of equipment out of scrap steel ...

Trampoline Equipment and History - Olympic Sport History

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Trampoline history, rules and equipment. Origins in Iowa, relationship to astronaut training, potential sport games, Olympic History.

George Nissen, Father of the Trampoline, Dies at 96 - The New York ...

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Apr 13, 2010 ... “They said, 'George, it will be the year 2000 before trampoline is ever in the Olympics,' ” Mr. Nissen said in an interview with International ...

Trampoline History - Invention of the Trampolone

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trampoline, gymnastics, Nissen, George Nissen, history, invention, facts, biography, inventor. ... Imagine that the year is 1930, and you feel like jumping.

George Nissen dies at 96; inventor of the modern trampoline - latimes

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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 ...

USA Gymnastics | Nissen, inventor of modern trampoline, dies April 7

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Apr 8, 2010 ... 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 ...

Trampoline facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...

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Circus lore has it that a Frenchman, named du Trampoline, helped develop the basics of the trampoline as we know it. For years, circus performers had used a ...

International Gymnast Magazine Online - Trampoline Inventor ...

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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,'" ...