Skateboarder Jagger Eaton’s Trampoline Connection

The International Olympic Committee added five “youth” sports to attract a larger youth audience for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Of those five, one was Stateboarding. While the Japanese dominated the top medals, it was 20 year-old bronze medalist in the Men’s Street event, American Jagger Eaton, who seized

Tokyo 2020 in Review: Trampoline

The Olympics are over and the champions have won their gold medals. Congratulations to the 2020 Olympic Men’s Trampoline Champion, Ivan Litvinovich from Belarus, whose astounding heights propelled him to a win, and the 2020 Olympic Women’s Trampoline Champion, calm and consistent Xueying Zhu from China. Their performances were spectacular

Luke Strong: Great Britian trampolinist retires

Luke Strong, Great Britain trampolinist

World and European medallist Luke Strong has announced his retirement from competitive trampolining. The Great Britain gymnast, 27, said a long-term ankle injury has influenced his decision. Strong said that the ankle injury has made it difficult to train on a trampoline for two years, and "living in constant pain" affected his mental

Great Britain trampolinists Laura Gallagher and Bryony Page set for Tokyo

Trampolinists Bryony Page and Laura Gallagher are to represent Team GB at Tokyo 2020

Laura Gallagher and Bryony Page have been named as Great Britain’s trampoline gymnasts for the Tokyo 2020. Gallagher, who will be making her Olympic debut in the Japanese capital, describes her selection as "an absolute dream". "It feels quite surreal to have been selected for the Olympic Games, after so many years

China trampolinist Dong Dong bounces to record fourth Olympics

Chinese trampolinist Dong Dong

London 2012 Olympic Champion Dong Dong will make a fourth appearance at the Olympic Games when he competes in Tokyo. This will make Dong the only trampoline gymnast to compete on the Olympic stage four times in a row. The 12-time former world champion has said that he will retire after the

Canadian trampolinist Jason Burnett announces retirement

Trampolinist Jason Burnett of Canada

Olympic medallist and world record holder Jason Burnett is retiring from competitive trampolining, he has announced. The Canadian wrote on social media: “I would like to officially announce my retirement from competitive trampoline. “Trampoline has been my FAVORITE thing since I discovered the sport at age 10 and I am grateful that

More FIG World Cups and World Championships cancelled or postponed

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The ongoing Covid pandemic has led to more World Cup and World Championships competitions being cancelled or postponed, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced. In addition to the previously announced events, the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Baku, Azerbaijan, has been pushed back by one week. The 35th World Championships in

FIG postpones or cancels World Cups due to Covid pandemic

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Several World Cup events have been postponed due to the Covid pandemic, the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has announced. In trampoline, the World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, which was scheduled to take place on February 13-14, has been cancelled. The artistic gymnastics Apparatus World Cup, which was due to be held in

Seasons greetings and happy holidays from all at Acrobatic Sports

2020 has been a year to remember, but also one to forget. We were forced to adapt to new realities in our gyms and communities. We revised our lives and learned new, innovative ways to interact with each other. In these unprecedented times, it’s hard to imagine what life will look like