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Tumbling is a form of gymnastics (sometimes called Power Tumbling), that involves tumbling along a mat performing flips, rolls, jumps, performing somersaults and handsprings, which is performed without the assistance of props.

The sport, which was once a gymnastics event at the 1932 Olympic Games. Tumbling now is incorporated in the modern gymnastics floor apparatus routines.

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See a tumbling video of the Olympic champion in action. You may also see cheerleaders demonstrating tumbling as part of their floor routine.

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