TRIVIA

 

Below are some trivia questions and answers for your amusement and information.  More will be added to this page as time permits, please stop by regularly for an update

 

1 Q

Who was the only person in the 1998 Trampoline World Age Group Games to compete on all four disciplines (tramp individual, tramp synchronised double mini tramp & tumbling)

  A

Gary Smith Jumpers Trampoline Club, Gillingham Kent

   

 

2 Q

How many Individual world trampoline champions has Great Britain produced.

  A

Paul Luxon (77), Stuart Mathews (80), Carl Furrer (82) & Sue Challis nee Shotton (84)

   

  

3 Q

Where (which city & country) and in what year did trampolining appear in the Olympic games as a full participating sport.

  A

2000 in Sydney Australia

   

 

3 Q

What year was trampolining introduced to Great Britain   1949, 1965, 1971

  A

1949 by Ted Blake on behalf of NISSEN USA

   

 

4 Q

When was the British Trampoline Federation first set up 1960, 1963, 1965, 1969

  A

1963

   

 

5 Q

What year did trampolining first get recognised as an Olympic sport  1980, 1988, 1998, 2000

  A

1988 recognition was obtained, but trampolining was held out until enough member countries could be found.  Each time the requirement was met, the limit had been increased.

   

 

6 Q Who is the current National Governing Body for Trampolining?
  A British Gymnastics www.british-gymnastics.org
     
7 Q Does Trampolining provide for all levels, all abilities, gender and age?
    Yes, There is a comprehensive programme of activity for all level including those with disabilities for member clubs
     
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