Trampoline to Diving

Gymnastics to Diving? That’s quite common.

But a former national level Trampolinist Krysta Palmer just won a medal at the World Championships.

She was a two-time NCAA All-American diver.

On Tuesday, the 25-year-old earned a bronze medal in the mixed 3-meter/10-meter team event at the FINA World Championships. Paired with David Dinsmore, the duo combined to score 395.90 points on six dives. …

The medal was the first for Team USA in the 2017 meet and the first in the event in the country’s history. …

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FIGymnastics 2.0 app

The app, available free for download from the iTunes and Google Play stores, has been enhanced to include sections on non-Olympic disciplines Acrobatic Gymnastics, Aerobic Gymnastics, Synchronised Trampoline, Tumbling and Double Mini-trampoline, as well as Gymnastics for All, the inclusive discipline that is the foundation of the sport.

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Rosie MacLennan wins 6th Canadian title

Rosie MacLennan of Toronto, ON successfully defended her senior women’s trampoline title at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics at Durham College in Oshawa, ON on Saturday, while World Games-bound athletes Tamara O’Brien of Vancouver, BC and Jon Schwaiger of Ancaster, ON both set personal bests in double mini-trampoline (DMT) finals. …

Jake Cranham of Ontario took the title of Canadian champion in the men’s senior trampoline finals with a score of 159.780. Kyle Soehn of Red Deer, AB took silver with 156.220, and Andrew Martin of BC took bronze with 152.070. All three athletes shared the podium with visiting Australian athletes who laid down the top scores.

“This is probably the first successful competition I’ve had in a good six years so it’s pretty exciting,” said Cranham who trains out of Skyriders Trampoline Place in Richmond Hill. …

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Karen Cockburn retires

2000 Sydney Bronze
2004 Athens Silver
2008 Beijing Silver

OSHAWA, ON (July 16, 2017) – Karen Cockburn, Canada’s most decorated gymnast, announced her retirement today at the 2017 Canadian Championships in Trampoline Gymnastics in front of her family, friends, and fellow competitors. …

Cockburn started competing at the age of 13 and represented Canada for over 25 years. She won the first of her eight World Championship medals in 2003, when she stood on top of the podium in individual trampoline. …

“Karen was the first World Champion from Canada but will be known more for competing at four Olympics for trampoline, making finals every time and coming in the top-4 at every one,” said Dave Ross her personal coach for 26 years at Skyriders …

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USA Trampoline Championships 2017

Men
1. Jeffrey Gluckstein, Atlantic Highslands, N.J., 168.735
2. Stewart Pritchard, Greensboro, N.C., 161.090
3. Paul Bretscher, Huntsville, Ala., 158.290

Women
1. Nicole Ahsinger, Lafayette, La., 154.020
2. Clare Johnson, Huntsville, Ala., 149.420
3. Hally Piontek, Warrensburg, Mo., 148.275

Trampoline Athletes of the Year: Nicole Ahsinger and Jeffrey Glickstein

Milton B. Davis and George Nissen Trampoline Coach of the Year: Steven Glickstein

Tumbling – Men
1. Austin Nacey, Braidwood, Ill., 145.400
2. Brandon Krzynefski, Centreville, Va., 141.300
3. Emilio Lehmer, Tempe, Ariz., 134.400

Click PLAY or watch one of Austin’s passes on Facebook.

Tumbling – Women
1. Rachel Thevenot, Metairie, La., 131.500
2. Melissa Doucette, Somersworth, N.H., 126.700
3. Breanne Millard, Rsm, Calif., 126.400

Tumbling Athlete of the Year: Breanne Millard

James A Rozanas Tumbling Coach of the Year: Jared Olsen

Double mini – Men
1. Alex Renkert, Columbus, Ohio, 148.700
2. Austin Nacey, Braidwood, Ill., 147.700
3. Trey Katz, Charleston, Ill., 145.700

Double mini – Women
1. Paige Howard, San Juan Capistrano, Calif., 137.700
2. Tristan Van Natta, Plain City, Ohio, 135.900
3. Hally Piontek, Warrensburg, Mo., 134.700

Double mini-trampoline Athlete of the Year: Paige Howard

Bob Bollinger Double-mini Coach of the Year: Austin White

Gluckstein tallied a 168.735 to win his fourth senior U.S. trampoline crown. …

Ahsinger scored a 154.020 to clinch her first senior women’s U.S. trampoline title …

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