slacklining


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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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"These children have experienced a lot of bad things and you can see that they are just switching their mind onto slacklining for 45 minutes.
About: The music, food and fitness festival returns in July with new adventure program including aerial acrobatics, slacklining, paddleboarding and wild runs.
Learn the basics of belaying, slacklining and safe climbing with an emphasis on footwork, balance and efficient movement.
Slacklining is an extreme sport where practitioners balance and walk on a rope or strip of webbing fixed high above ground.
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record slacklining attempt, where he will walk across a slack rope between two
I could tell you I was temporarily paralysed while pursuing some extreme sport like base jumping or slacklining. The truth, as with most things in life, is far more dreary I sneezed.
Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors upended the category with its hair-raising test stunts for Volvo Trucks, ranging from a woman slacklining between two speeding 18-wheelers to a man fleeing a herd of butts in a Volvo FL.
Manhattan, NY, October 14, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Slacklining, a thrill sport, is the act of balancing on a dynamic one-two inch wide length of flat webbing that is low to the ground.
But "slacklining" expert Hayley Ashburn takes it all in her stride.
The attractions include beatboxer Jack Hobbs AKA 'Hobbit', urban basketball, freestyle yo-yoing and slacklining, while pro freestyle skateboarders Kilian Martin and Alfredo Urbon will be performing stunts on the world's first tandem skateboard.