- Oct 24, 2017 -
The history of trampoline dates back to the Kingman Indians of North America in the middle of the 19th century, while Chinese circus acrobats use similar trampoline at least 200 years of history.
The pioneer of modern bouncy trampoline is the French Acrobat Trempolain (Du trampolin), he used hemp rope as a protective net to strengthen the "flying trapeze" safety, and use the flexibility of the network to cast the actors into the air, complete various movements. In the 1930s, the American diving champion, Nathan Nissen, made the kind of trampoline that resembles today's, to help with his diving and flipping training, and later founded the "King's Trampoline". During World War II, the United States used trampoline to train pilots and navigators to achieve good results, and gradually became a sport in the United States of high schools, universities widely carried out. In 1947, the United States held the first national trampoline exhibition in Texas State, which was included in the formal competition in 1948 and then introduced into Europe. 1958 Britain began to hold the English trampoline championships, 1964 in the United Kingdom held the first World Trampoline championships, 1969 in Paris, France held the first European Trampoline championships. In 1999, the International Trampoline Federation became an International Gymnastics association, and in 2000 the 27th Olympic Games became a formal competition project, two projects for men and women, 12 athletes per project.