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A camas elasticas gigantes is actually a gymnastic and recreational equipment manufactured from a steel frame with a piece of taut, strong fabric stretched regarding 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 over a frame of various shapes. Durable materials like tarpaulin tend to be used as a substitute for nets.

Trampoline inherited its name in the Spanish "trampolin" meaning a diving board. Trampolines were first utilized by the Eskimos who utilized to toss the other person up in to the air on walrus skins. The very first 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 started making trampolines commercially in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


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

Since the 2000 trampolining was brought to the Olympic Games as a competitive gymnastic sports. In competitive trampolining the consumer is able to bounce of up to ten metres.

Trampolines have two types, recreational and competitive. Recreational trampolines are generally circular, octagonal or rectangular shaped, and the materials used such as the springs as well as the bed fabric are not as sturdy as that of competitive trampolines. However, competitive trampolines are constructed with stronger and less-elastic fabric, with the trampoline's elasticity provided only from the springs. The frames of competitive trampolines are made from steel which can be folded up for simple transportation to competition venues.

Some 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 from the trampoline against Ultra violet rays. Trampoline accessories including nets, also called trampoline enclosures, are constructed with zinc tubes and a tough polyethylene net to include extra safety towards the trampoline. With the growing popularity of trampolining, more and more trampoline accessories are available at inexpensive price points.

Trampolines can be used for entertainment. Also, they are used for diverse activities such as physical education, competitive gymnastics, diving training etc. In recent years, trampolining has become a popular sport among children, because they never seem to lose their enthusiasm for trampolining.