info & other stuff
its origins the rock climbing arena. For days off or
evenings after a hard days climb, climbers in Camp 4 were
walking chains between posts just for fun as a balancing
Eventually someone came up with the idea of walking climbing
webbing. It provided a more "live" feel and instead of being
a static balancing act, it would bounce and recoil against
your moves making for a really fun dynamic ride.
incredibly fun, walking on webbing was used for a new type
of concentration and balance exercise. Some people use it
for meditation or to bring their balance and concentration
to a new level for performance in sports. Others just find
it relaxing yet exhilarating as a sport it itself. Most
importantly though, it was for fun. The sport has evolved
a lot since the beginning of just a handful of slackers
being in the loop to lines popping up around campfires and
climbing gyms across the world. Our goal is to push it one
step even further by introducing non-climbers to the sport
slackline setup is consists of a line of webbing pulled
tight between two upright and sturdy objects, preferably
trees but telephone poles and vehicles are frequently used
as well. There are lots of variations on how to get the line
tight and some creative minds have found interesting ways of
setting up slacklines without trees as well. Use the links
below and to the left to learn more about the sport.
Check out the Slackline Sport
FAQs for lots of common questions and a LOT
of random information.
Check out our
for some good info on getting started at the sport.
Slackline Tricks for a small
collection of some of the tricks of the trade.
Company Frequently Asked Questions if you have
some questions about us or our gear.