There has been a growing amount of evidence to suggest that individuals with autism and other developmental disorders greatly benefit from regular trampoline usage. In fact, trampolines can provide endless benefits for those with special needs. Continue reading “Autism and Trampolines” »
It’s common knowledge that trampolines provide hours of backyard fun for kids and adults of all ages. The health benefits associated with rebounding are astounding, and they are getting increasingly more attention from the medical community. In fact, many people do not realize that they are now used in physiotherapy offices across the world to aid individuals with Cystic Fibrosis. Continue reading “Trampolines and Cystic Fibrosis” »
Trampolines are rapidly becoming a backyard staple, and it’s hard imagine a time when these fun, versatile tools did not have an honored place in family life. In fact, trampolines were first developed as training tools, not recreational devices. Although the modern trampoline has only been around for a short period of time, various rebounding devices have been used for centuries. Continue reading “The History of Trampolines” »
The exploding popularity of trampolines means that there are more brands on the market than ever before. To the untrained eye, the products and the materials that they are made of seem to be very similar. Every company claims that their products are made of the best substances, but how do you know which brand is the most suitable for your family? Continue reading “Why Vuly Trampolines?” »
Many of you will know what a trampoline looks like and what they are used for, but most of you will not know some of the simplest facts of a trampoline.
Irina Karavaeva of Russia was awarded the first gold medal in an Olympic trampoline competition in 2000 (Sydney Olympics). Judy Wills Cline became the first woman World Champion in the sport of trampolining in 1964. She held ten world titles in trampoline, synchronised trampoline and tumbling. On the other hand, the first male World Champion in 1964 was Dan Millman. He was a noted personal growth author and speaker at the time.
Gillingham Jumpers, a club based in Kent, is the largest known trampoline club in the world with about 1500 members bouncing around the Jumpers Rebound Centre every week. The furthest forward flip trampoline slam dunk that has been measured is 5.2m (17ft 1inch), and this was achieved by Willy Martinon of France. He was a member of Crazy Dunkers acrobatic troupe at Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia on April 1, 2007.
Therefore, those who did not have any idea on the background history of trampolines, I’m sure this has changed. These are definitely some of the most interesting trampoline facts that have greatly impacted on the history of trampolines.