The trampoline was originally used to train astronauts.
People enjoyed it so much that an actual sport called “trampoline” was created.
Olympic athletes make it look so easy, that 7News’ Nancy Chen had to give it a try.
The Olympic sport is a far cry from jumping up and down in the backyard.
Holland, Massachusetts, native Sean Kennedy was on the national trampoline team for two years, leaping with the world’s best, sometimes up to 25 feet in teh air.
Kennedy coached Nancy Chen on the sport’s basics.
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