The origin of trampolines is related to acrobatics. The French acrobat was the first to use a modern trampoline. Tron Poland was the founder of a modern elastic trampoline. He used a twine to create a protection net to strengthen the safety of the “Autumn Trapeze Trapezer” and to use the flexibility of the net to throw actors into the net. In the air, complete various actions.
As early as the middle of the 19th century, the Comanche Indians in North America used a trampoline similar to today’s game. The circus acrobats used a similar trampoline for at least 200 years. In the 1930s, American diving champion Nissen made a kind of trampoline similar to today's, to help his diving and flipping training. During the Second World War, the United States used the trampoline to train the pilots and pilots' positioning skills and achieved good results. Later, it gradually became a sport that was widely carried out in secondary schools and universities in the United States.
In 1947, the United States held the first national trampoline exhibition competition in Texas. It was included in the official competition since 1948 and was later introduced to Europe. In 1958 Britain began to hold the All England Trampoline Championship. In 1964, the first World Trampoline Championship was held in England. In 1969, the first European Trampoline Championship was held in Paris, France.
In January 1999, the trampoline became a part of the Olympic gymnastics competition. Since then, the men's and women's trampolines have formally entered the list of Olympic events and completed their Olympic debut in Sydney in 2000.