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Trampolining Club bounce their way to new heights in preparation for Varsity 2019
Sports & Socs

Trampolining Club bounce their way to new heights in preparation for Varsity 2019

In conversation with the Trampolining Club’s Secretary, Olivia Tonkin, I set out to discover what she thought the Club was most looking forward to at Varsity this year; competitions are a great way to socialize with multiple universities, and Olivia mentioned that Surrey University attend all of the same competitions as them throughout the year, which will make for a fun and friendly environment at Varsity. Especially as a lot of the members joining Trampolining Club “start from absolute novice level”, says Olivia, “it’s exciting to see them compete for the first time at Varsity – it’s a lot smaller than the Southern regional competitions that we usually attend, so there is a lot less pressure”. When I asked Olivia whether she felt optimistic about the Club’s chances of winning at Varsi...
NASA say ‘BOUNCE’
Sports & Socs

NASA say ‘BOUNCE’

Do you fancy increasing your fitness, having a blast and learning something new? How about hurtling yourself into the air and plummeting back down to land on your front, back and, occasionally, your feet? If so, trampolining is the perfect sport for you! NASA has even approved the sport with a study revealing that trampolining is 68% more efficient than running. Nearly all muscle groups are engaged, yet bouncing places less strain on your joints. If NASA says so it must be true! Trampolining is a competitive gymnastic sport that involves performing acrobatic moves between bounces. RHUL Trampolining welcomes members from all ability levels. If you’re a complete novice our fully qualified coach will build your confidence on a trampoline before progressing to more complicated skills. For m...