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slacklining

An extreme sport of a similar nature to tightrope walking, but which adds a second dimension of danger in that the walker must maintain his or her balance on a slack line (as opposed to a taut one), thereby increasing the risk of falls (and death).
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This Slackline is marketed for "all ages" pursuant to a package insert, providing a tightrope-like device intended to be anchored between two trees.
Since then, he has traveled all over Europe and South America while participating in various slackline competitions.
A slackline is a combination of a tightrope and trampoline and is used as a way to improve balance, practise tricks and enjoy fun competitions between friends.
The German daredevil has just broken the world record for the longest-ever slackline crossing - a distance of 224m over a 200m drop.
Sponsored by Gerolsteiner Sparkling Mineral Water, the world's leading brand of natural, 'balanced' mineral water, the expo will feature free professional aerobatic exhibits every hour, hosted by Gibbon Slacklines, the slackline pro's first choice in equipment.
Along the way Madonna added majorette baton twirling and slackline walking to her familiar repertoire of tongue-in-cheek burlesque and - contrary to the other recurring jibe from professional cynics - proved that she is singing as well as, if not better than, at any stage of her record-shattering career.
This incredible shot shows him conquering Britain's highest and longest slackline walk, between The Pinnacles in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset.
The result has been a more efficient, quicker method of logging with faster, smaller machines such as Blackwell's newly purchased slackline machine.
The tour will also include an interactive sponsor area, with demonstrations from Gibbons Slackline and samples from FRS, in addition to a mountain of Pringles Xtreme crisps to sample.
Excitement is guaranteed thanks to flyboard stunt shows by international extreme water sport athletes Bo Krook and Manea Al Marzooqi, while top American slackline walker Alex Mason will dazzle the crowds with his amazing feats of balance and daring.
Learn to climb and slackline in a fun, safe environment.
Climb to great heights - slackline workshops, tree climbing, high ropes demonstrations and giant bubbles.