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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...

George Nissen: Inventor of the trampoline | Obituaries | News | The ...

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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, ...

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

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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  ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

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.

Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique-History of Trampoline ...

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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 ...

Trampoline - Olympic Trampoline Academy

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The real revolution of trampoline came when George Nissen and Larry Griswold, attendants of ... After the war, George Nissen invented the portable trampoline.

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

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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 ...

Who Invented the Trampoline?—and Other Fascinating Facts about ...

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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 ...

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Tumblers are people who tried to do back-flips and other tricks on the trampoline. Q .When was the trampoline invented? The trampoline was invented in 1964, ...

Who Made That Trampoline? - The New York Times

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Sep 30, 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 ...

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,'" ...