China & GBR Trampoline Team World Champions

It’s second day of competition at the 29th World Championships in trampoline, tumbling and double mini trampoline, held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Having been undefeated since 2005, the Chinese women stumbled in the trampoline team final, and Great Britain won the world title for the first time since 1992. China won gold in the men’s event. Continue reading

29th Trampoline & Tumbling World Championships kick off

The 29th Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships has got under way in Sofia, Bulgaria, with the individual trampoline preliminaries. As day one began there were places in the men’s and women’s semi-finals at stake, with 24 competitors making it through to bounce another day in each category. Continue reading

THE 2012 OLYMPICS TRAMPOLINE JUDGING REVIEW

Well, I do not think I ever will be able to thank the too generous (courageous) contributor who allowed me to perform this judging analysis of the Trampoline Finals in London. Please note that for simplification purpose, Jason’s marks were not included in the Men, Victoria’s only affected the number of marks in for one judge. Continue reading

Rosie reached for the Sky

I have to say that for once, I enjoyed Men’s Finals more than Women’s. A part of me blames poor judging calls and this is such a shame. Now I am not saying we did not witness Sportswomanship. Quite the contrary actually. But the outcome still does not add up well enough to me and that’s too bad since we are talking about THE Olympics. Continue reading

DONG (CHN) & MACLENNAN (CAN) prevailed in London

The second qualification event for the Trampoline Gymnastics competition at this summer’s Olympic Games was held this friday at the North Greenwich Arena in London. After the first eight Olympic places were allocated at the World Championships in Birmingham last November, there were a further five places were on offer for the 16 male and 17 female competitors. Detailed results and pictures added. Continue reading

2011 World Age Group Competitions

The 21st World Age Group Competition (WAGC) in trampoline, tumbling, and double mini-trampoline (DMT) kicked off today at the National Indoor Arena in Birmingham, England. 711 competitors from more than 30 countries take part to the juniors’ equivalent of the World Championships. Detailed reports on Days #1 & #2. Continue reading