tram·po·lin·ing | \ˌtram-pə-ˈlē-niŋ, ˈtram-pə-ˌlē-niŋ\

Definition of trampolining 

: the sport of jumping and tumbling on a trampoline

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Here are some of the most amazing videos that demonstrate the versatility, challenge, and sheer fun of trampolining. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "A Look Inside the Trendy Trampoline Classes Celebs Love," 19 Dec. 2017 Among the activities that were ranked as less dangerous in this regard than trampolining: snowboarding, bicycling, sledding, skateboarding, ice hockey, and football. Melinda Wenner Moyer, Slate Magazine, "Think Again Before Letting Your Kid on a Trampoline," 17 July 2017 The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons states children under the age of 6 should never use trampolines, while the AAP advises against recreational trampolining altogether. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "3-Year-Old's Story Reminds Us Why Toddlers Should Never Play on Trampolines," 10 July 2017 Trampolining, meditation, barre classes and pole dancing are fairly well-established. Meera Senthilingam, CNN, "Napping, hula hoops or circus tricks: What would you try for a healthier you?," 30 May 2017 Caplan believes the basic classes are here to stay, while trends such as hula hooping and trampolining may eventually pass. Meera Senthilingam, CNN, "Napping, hula hoops or circus tricks: What would you try for a healthier you?," 30 May 2017

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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