21. January 2004  
Indianapolis, Knoxville / USA  

Trampoline Accident Turns Tragic

The USA Gymnastics Federation pronounced with sadness, that an accident occurred at 3:30 ET on Saturday, January 17 at the Flip Fest Invitational being held at the Knoxville Convention Center in Knoxville, Tenn.
While competing in the 15-16 boy's Junior Elite optional trampoline event, a 15-year-old boy bounced off the apparatus and sustained a life-threatening injury....
The 15-years old teenage trampolinist passed away early Monday morning from this injury...!