Greg Roe

GREG ROE

SENIOR CONTRIBUTOR

Gregory Vladimir Roe is widely known as the developer of Freestyle Trampoline a new branch of acrobatics. He has won several national gold medals in the gymnastics and trampoline disciplines. Greg is known for his daring skills and stunts on social media.

Roe spent the first five years of his life in a Russian orphanage until he was adopted by a Canadian family. Maureen and Randy Roe, from Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

Greg Roe found his calling in college in the fitness industry and began to dive into the literature. He attended Humber College (North Campus) in Etobicoke, Toronto from 2009 to 2010. Roe then applied to University of Guelph-Humber’s Kinesiology program (2011–2013) to obtain his Bachelor's degree. His trampoline career was taking off at the same time and he was named to Team Canada in 2010.

Along with his Kinesiology background, Roe is certified by the National Canadian Coaching Program for Level 2 Gymnastics, Level 3 Trampoline Coach, Weightlifting, and International Society for the Advancement of anthropometry Level 1. Greg is also CanFit Pro Certified and has a valid CPR and Risk management Certification.

In 2017 Greg and his partnerTrish McGreer created the first-ever official Freestyle Trampoline competition called the Garden Trampoline Games (GT Games). The event was success with international media recognition and sparked the creation of Freestyle Trampoline as a new sport that was grown. Greg and Trish then created the Freestyle Trampoline Association (FTA) to govern these events worldwide and have operated for several years offering a new way to compete and train acrobatics for the new generation.