Board Member Elections – 2017

Vote on our new board members! Tim Ross and Sara Kaiser are stepping own from their roles on the Slackline U.S. executive board and will continue working with us as volunteers. Take a look at the board member nominations below and then click the link to vote. The board member vote is a single vote to accept or deny all three board members. Voting will close May 15th.  VO...
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Slackline U.S. 2016 Summary

In 2016, Slackline U.S. stepped up all of our efforts in spreading knowledge to the slackline community, assisting with access management, and promoting conservation ethics within the community. Interested in where our resources are focused? Here's a summary of our 2016 progress and budgets. Volunteers & Partners 25 Volunteers Approximately 680 hours of volunteer l...
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Webbing slippage and tie-offs in highline rigging

Guest Post by Ben Donnelly Recently, Shane Hickman posted some photos [PHOTOS 1 & 2] from the Poudre Canyon Highline which sparked an important discussion about: tail tie offs and weblock slippage; the need for pretension in shorter highlines; and general safety concerns when it comes to highline festivals. The Facebook post can be found here. There is some really good i...
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2015 SAIR Analysis Published – Slackline Accident and Incident Report

SAIR Analysis 2015 Since the fall of 2014, the International Slackline Association has been gathering information about slackline related incidents and injuries including falls from a slackline, rigging errors, gear malfunction, and near miss incidents. This information has been gathered through the Slackline Accident and Incident Report form on our website (EN, DE, PR, FR lan...
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Highline Access in Yosemite National Park

Raptor Nesting Seasonal Closures. Updates on Access: Slackline U.S. and local slackliners have been working with rangers at Yosemite National Park to keep highlining allowed in the park. (more…)
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#trashbagchallenge – Zanzibar

Move Copenhagen joined in the #trashbagchallenge during a retreat in Zanzibar, taking the challenge to a whole new continent. Bradley Duling and Move Copenhagen shared this post in February. Originally posted by Move Copenhagen on Facebook: Move Copenhagen is continually inspired by the great actions of our friends from all around the world. This year, the guests at the M...
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