Canadian trampoline gymnast Rosannagh MacLennan performs a maneuver in this multiple exposure image during her warm-up on Thursday. The Toronto-born 23 year old competes with her more established countrywoman, 31-year-old Karen Cockburn, and the pairing is the defending Olympic silver medalists in the synchronized competition from the 2008 Beijing Games. #london2012
The first unofficial American trampolining competition took place in 1947, followed by the first official American championships in 1954. The sport was included in the Pan-American Games for the first time in 1955. In 1962 the first open international trampolining event took place in , after which the first world championship was held in England in 1964. Immediately after the 1964 competition, officials from participating countries met to form the International Trampoline Association, the sport’s worldwide governing body. Trampoline debuted as an Olympic sport in 2000.
Both leather gymnastic shoes, Model 786, or the canvas trampoline shoes, Model 809,
can be used for trampoline or gymnastic activity as they both have a anti-slip textured rubber soles.