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5 Of The Weirdest OLYMPIC Sports That You Never Knew Existed

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Trampolining

Trampolining

If you type trampolining on your computer you might get one of those red squiggly lines telling you that it isn’t a word. That just means that your computer didn’t even know it was an Olympic sport. Trampolining was introduced at the Sydney games in 2000 and will be a part of the games in Rio this month. Just because you could bounce around and do a backflip in your backyard when you were a kid doesn’t make you an Olympic athlete. Officials say this game requires an immense amount of athleticism, balance, and body control to score a gold medal.

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