The use of historical fact as a springboard for fiction is not a new one.
Using the springboard of the show, Harper launched a subscription based website, My Trainer Bob, that allows the viewers at home to benefit from his fitness and diet advice without trying to land a role on The Biggest Loser.
This was the springboard he needed as he next appeared in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle and Love Actually, yet it wasn't until he played Paulo in the third season of Lost that he became well-known in the States.
It is necessary to understand that a successful capital campaign is the cornerstone to a successful overall fundraising program - the springboard from which all other fundraising efforts will start.
An interesting dress-up drawer or box can be a great springboard for play-acting, role-playing and pretending; young children love to create plays and shows for family audiences.
Besides Bowie, there was also Elton John, Slade and many others who used the clothing revolution of the late 1960s as a springboard to create their own unique styles.
Not only are independent filmmakers using the site as a promotional tool and springboard, all sorts of music acts are finding new listeners there.
In otherwords, your child's familiarity with these items can be used as a springboard to a greater level of kindergarten preparedness.
Diving camps teach swimmers the fundamental springboard and platform diving skills necessary for achieving those splash-free entries.
Reading reviews give you a springboard into the world of phones that have been created and updated since your last contract renewal.