Do You Know How Trampolines Were Invented ?

Written by Paul Johnson


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Nissen refined his athletic skills at university, and after he earned a degree, he and two other gymnasts formedrepparttar Three Leonardos, a tumbling and balancing act that did small town tours. While in Mexico, they swam atrepparttar 150870 Y where they learned thatrepparttar 150871 diving board was called "el trampolin". Nissen anglicizedrepparttar 150872 word to trampoline and patented it for his new invention.

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Drumming up business inrepparttar 150876 post-war years was hard work, but as before, performance wasrepparttar 150877 key, and publicity didn't hurt. A chance photograph that Nissen had taken of himself and a kangaroo in mid-jump onrepparttar 150878 same trampoline, became as famous aroundrepparttar 150879 world, as his invention would become inrepparttar 150880 next few years.

Paul Johnson works as a software developer, often working long hours under great stress. He considers exercise crucial to his health. When purchasing his own fintess equipment he researched all available products. Now he's written a series of useful articles on choosing (and using) exercise equipment.


Cricket Fielding Tips: Improving Your Cricket Fielding

Written by Ian Canaway


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When catchingrepparttar ball in close, watchrepparttar 150808 ball allrepparttar 150809 way into your hands, allowingrepparttar 150810 ball to come to you; donít try to snatch at it. ĎGiveí withrepparttar 150811 ball as you catch, cushioningrepparttar 150812 impact. When catching inrepparttar 150813 deep, try and catchrepparttar 150814 ball at eye level and cushionrepparttar 150815 ball into your chest.

The ball can come to you at any time so it is really important you stay alert and awake so you can stop that vital run or take a match winning catch.

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For more cricket tips, cricket tips, news and gossip, head over to http://www.cricketsecrets.com and discover the #1 under used cricket secret, that you can use today to explode your cricket batting and bowling!

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