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A camas elasticas is essentially a gymnastic and recreational equipment made from a steel frame having a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched concerning this using coiled springs as anchors. The attached fabric or strong canvas sheet can be used for tumbling. Innovative trampolines are constructed with dense net, stretched elastically on a frame of assorted shapes. Durable materials like tarpaulin are often used as an alternative to nets.

Trampoline inherited its name from your Spanish "trampolin" meaning a diving board. Trampolines were first employed by the Eskimos who utilized to toss one another up in to the air on walrus skins. The initial modern trampoline was built by Larry Griswold and George Nissen in 1934. They later established the Griswold-Nissen Trampoline and Tumbling Company in 1942 and began making trampolines commercially in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


The usa Navy Flight School used trampolines in the training of pilots and navigators during World War II by allowing pilots to rehearse their orientation. Trampolines were also found in the space flight programme to help train astronauts in experiencing various body positions in flight.

Since the 2000 trampolining was introduced to the Olympics as a competitive gymnastic sports. In competitive trampolining an individual is permitted to bounce up to ten metres.

Trampolines are of two types, recreational and competitive. Recreational trampolines are often circular, octagonal or rectangular shaped, and the materials used like the springs and the bed fabric aren't as sturdy as that of competitive trampolines. However, competitive trampolines are made from stronger and less-elastic fabric, with all the trampoline's elasticity provided only through the springs. The frames of competitive trampolines are made from steel that may be folded up for simple transportation to competition venues.

A few of the popular and essential trampoline accessories include covers, safety nets, ladders, anchors, tents, trampoline bounce boards, trampoline enclosure locks and spring tools. Trampoline weather covers protect the frame pads, material and stitching around the mat of the trampoline against UV rays. Trampoline accessories for example nets, also referred to as trampoline enclosures, are constructed with zinc tubes plus a tough polyethylene net to add extra safety towards the trampoline. With all the growing interest in trampolining, more and more trampoline accessories can be found at reasonable prices.

Trampolines can be used for entertainment. They are also used for diverse activities for example physical education, competitive gymnastics, diving training etc. Recently, trampolining has become a popular sport among children, because they never seem to lose their enthusiasm for trampolining.