Why Isn't Synchronized Trampoline In The Olympics?

Last week we talked about the sports that haven't yet made it to the Olympics. In this week's excerpt from Slate's podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin makes the case for synchronized trampoline—another contender—to join the ranks of Olympic events. Especially if it saves the participants from a career of tweeting… » 8/10/12 5:04pm 8/10/12 5:04pm

Everything You Never Needed To Know About Trampoline

Trampolining is not just for cute foxes in viral videos—it's a crazypants real sport that made its Olympic debut in 2000. As Canadian Karen Cockburn, the bronze medalist at those games, said after winning her medal, "A lot of people don't really know what trampoline is, they think it's a toy you jump on in the backyard." » 8/03/12 11:00am 8/03/12 11:00am

Trampoline Wars: Rebounderz And AirHeads Battle Over Where Joba…

We didn't ask for this, to get caught up in Florida's trampoline arena turf war. We just wanted to point out the incongruity of a major league ballplayer suffering a horrific injury at a child's playplace. But there's no going back. » 3/29/12 11:10am 3/29/12 11:10am