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By Skyzone Sports on 4/17/2012 1:49 PM
Perhaps more than most entrepreneurs, the Platt family knows a thing or two about bouncing back. In 2004, Rick Platt used $2 million to recruit athletes and build a 17,000-square-foot arena in Las Vegas to make his sport Sky Zone a reality...
By Skyzone Sports on 3/23/2012 3:40 PM
Players soaring through the air, bouncing over a court made of trampolines and competing to score points by jumping through a spinning hoop six feet off the ground: That was Rick Platt's vision for SkyZone, a new sport he helped found in 2004.

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By Skyzone Sports on 1/4/2012 12:44 PM
Sky Zone featured in 'America's Best Workouts' in SHAPE Magazine. Click here for full article.
By Skyzone Sports on 8/23/2011 11:05 PM

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park's business model

Created the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court. It is now a franchisor of the facilities, which offer dodgeball, birthday parties, corporate events, and other activities. Click here for article.

By Skyzone Sports on 4/24/2011 9:31 PM

After much demand, Sky Zone has launched a new foam pit and SkySlam (basketball slam dunk) court at its Rocklin, CA facility. The new state-of-the-art court will be a model for new facilities moving forward, making Sky Zone the ultimate 3-D play experience more than ever before! Click here for video.

By Skyzone Sports on 10/25/2010 7:51 PM

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By Skyzone Sports on 8/12/2010 3:34 AM

In the topsy-turvy world of trampolines, everything that goes down must come up again. Back in the 1960s, trampoline parks were, much like hula-hoop competitions, a big fad. But they were done in by personal-injury lawsuits and had long been forgotten by most people, including the two men largely responsible for their contemporary rebirth: the father-and-son team of Rick and Jeff Platt.

By Skyzone Sports on 4/20/2010 3:11 AM

Here is the original pitch: Let's create a new "3-D" pro sport that involves a giant trampoline, two rotating hoops suspended 7 feet in the air and players who score by jumping through the hoops with the ball.

By Skyzone Sports on 9/14/2009 3:50 AM

Jeff Platt is not just another success story; he’s a Washington University success story. Platt is the owner of a major franchise called Sky Zone, an idea created during his time as an undergraduate at the Olin Business School. Sky Zone, a recreational facility composed entirely of trampolines, has grown to incorporate five locations across the United States.

By Skyzone Sports on 3/21/2008 3:30 AM

After striking gold in Chesterfield and Las Vegas, Rick Platt and his son, Jeff, plan to expand their SkyZone Trampoline Center LLC business nationwide with eight new facilities by the end of next year.