The bouncy castle is known by various names across the world. Some call it Moon Bounce, Inflatable Castles, or Jumping Castles. Others may call it Spacewalk, Jolly Jumps, Astrojump, or Closed Inflatable Trampolines. It has never been so popular, and it’s always a winner with children of all ages and some adults as well.
Must-Knows About Bouncy Castles
In 1959, the very first inflatable structure was designed by John Scurlock. He was supposed to make inflatable covers for tennis courts when he noticed that his employees enjoyed jumping on them.
Zorbing, which is also known as sphering, orbing or globe-riding, is the sport of rolling around in an inflatable plastic orb. This can be done on a flat surface or on a slope to allow the rider to experience a real adrenaline rush.
Similar to traditional bouncy castles, there are also inflatables meant for obstacle courses today. There are also those that allow games like penalty shootouts, boxing, sumo wrestling, and basketball.
Did you know that the longest marathon on a bouncy castle by a team was achieved in Iowa, USA? It lasted for 27 hours on July 26-27, 2012.
Inflatables are often made of strong PVC or vinyl and are being inflated with a petrol-powered or an electric blower.
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