Tumbling is floor and trampoline skills. An example is a cartwheel or a front flip. Tumbling started in China, Egypt, and Greece. Later, Europe’s circuses had acquired the sport. Tumbling is a sport that all ages of people play. There are many competitions held in countries such as Europe, America, and Canada. Tumbling routines normally have somewhere between two and four skills and only a couple of minutes for your performance. Skills are a common word used for tricks, or the task you are completing. Tumbling and gymnastics are different. Gymnastics is where bars and balance beams are used. Tumbling is everything else.
Safety is needed so you don’t harm yourself. Make sure no objects are in your path to avoid any accidents. When landing or stopping, it’s useful to bend your knees slightly to safely confirm your skill. When you are being taught a new skill, the the steps of the skill a little at a time to prevent an injury from not having enough awareness. It’s also unsafe to not have your eyes open when performing a skill. If your practicing a skill, especially if it’s a new one, be careful to make sure you’re on a soft ground to prevent injury from mistakes.
Angel Rice is a famous tumbler. She is also referred to as the “Queen of Tumbling.” There are multiple videos of her doing her skills on the internet, which all of these videos have been seen by a large amount of people. She has won many awards. She has also been announced as the winner of multiple tumbling competitions. She won the World Cheerleading Championships two times. She also holds the record of the most double full twists in one minute.
Tumbling is not a current Olympic event. Although, trampoline skills were added to the Olympics in 2000. In 1932, tumbling had one occurrence in the Olympics. There hasn’t been a wide enough variety of supporters for the idea of adding tumbling. Although many people, including successful gymnasts or tumblers, want tumbling to be included in the event.