George Nissen, American gymnast developed the modern day trampoline in 1936.
- Trampoline – Wikipedia
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- Who Made That Trampoline? – The New York Times
Nissen invented the trampoline in the 1930s, when, as a teenage gymnast, he and his coach created a piece of equipment out of scrap steel and tire inner tubes for his act in the Iowa Hawkeye Circus. This “bouncing rig” gave Nissen the power to leap into a back somersault.Sep 28, 2012
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