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1705, 2018

Webbing slippage warning in Weblocks

May 17th, 2018|

Webbing slippage warning in Weblocks. We have identified the mechanism responsible for webbing slippage in webbing lockers (weblocks). During a test on a hydraulic cyclic testing machine, we found webbing to move through the weblock with every stretch and release cycle. We observed this micro-slippage of the webbing within the weblock. Read Full Report - Webbing slippage warning in weblocks The webbing was [...]

1903, 2018

Highline FundRACE

March 19th, 2018|

24.-26.05.2018 Highline FundRACE At the Highline FundRACE 12 world-class athletes walked as many meters as possible to collect money for a good cause! Five people increased the one day highline-endurance world record from 4900 to 8000m, this is a shared record by: Samuel Volery, CH Alexander Schulz, DE Joshua Leupolz, DE Quirin Herterich, DE Lukas Irmler, DE Two people increased the 3 day world record from 9300 to [...]

1603, 2018

Join the ISA Sport Commission

March 16th, 2018|

Help with slackline sports development We are building an international ranking list for athletes, supporting contests, cataloguing records and working to create an manufacturer-independent frame to ensure the development of the sport of slacklining in the right direction. If you feel like taking part in this process, think about joining the ISA sport commission. The ISA Sport Commission invites all interested people to join now. Read [...]

1503, 2018

New SlackED data platform is online!

March 15th, 2018|

Publications by language What is the data page? As work on the new ISA Website began, it turned out that an archive was necessary to house all the data, publications, forms and future output of the ISA. The SlackEd platform was born out of this necessity. It is a platform that contains all the knowledge and organisational material the ISA creates. At the time of publishing the [...]

1502, 2018

Spaceflower – Transalp Waterline Tour #8

February 15th, 2018|

Transalp Waterline Tour #8 At the heart of the Swiss Alps, Flims hosted international slackliners for the 8th consecutive year. More than 100 slackliners went on the tour to visit beautiful mountain lakes. To add to the stunning scenery at Caumasee (Lake Cauma), this spontaneous and colorful art installation was born. Made from 1000m of slackline webbing and 24 hammocks, it took 3 days to install over the lake. [...]

2007, 2017

3 Publications now available in Romanian

July 20th, 2017|

The Basics, FAQ and Access publications have been translated to Romanian to benefit the local community. Here are the download links for the PDF's: Basics Flyer in Romanian FAQ Flyer in Romanian Access Flyer in Romanian As with all other publications they can be found in the Publications section. Special thanks to the romanian slackline community for putting in the work to educate and inform their fellow slackliners. If you wish to [...]

1907, 2017

ISA Safety Event

July 19th, 2017|

From the 11.09.-13.09.2017 (Monday-Wednesday) on Le Molèson, Gruyère in Switzerland, the International Slackline Association (ISA) presents the first exchange for slackline manufacturers and people interested in advanced slackline safety. The Safety Commission welcomes manufacturer, engineer, technician and/or working in other related fields interested in advanced slackline safety, to this Meeting and Workshop. And yes, Gruyère is where the famous cheese and fondue is from! The Safety Commisson of the ISA [...]

2303, 2017

Copa Mundial Chile – World Cup Chile

March 23rd, 2017|

ISA y la Copa Mundial de Slackline en Viña del Mar See below for English Cuando la ISA recibió una invitación para asistir a la copa mundial en Viña del Mar, Chile, estábamos intrigados. No conocíamos a las personas responsables de la organización y cuál era su motivación para organizar una copa mundial. El concepto escrito que nos enviaron fue bien pensado y describió una competición multidisciplinaria que fue más [...]

311, 2016

2015 SAIR Analysis Published – Slackline Accident and Incident Report

November 3rd, 2016|

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 language SAIR report forms) and as informal reports through conversation and social media. This information has [...]

311, 2016

Update (June 2017): Bolting and Highlining in Norway

November 3rd, 2016|

We previously posted about highlining, bolting, and bolting ethics in Norway, specifically in the Kjerag region. See that post here: Bolting and Highlining in Norway. On this page, we are expanding on the topic and providing updates as the situation changes. NORWAY HIGHLINING Bolting is illegal in Norway without express permission from the land owner or land manager. No new bolts should be placed in Kjerag while access negotiations are [...]

2607, 2016

Bolting and Highlining in Norway

July 26th, 2016|

Norway, Kjeragbolten Norway provides some of the most picturesque landscapes for highlining, and as such, has become a bucket list item for many among the highline community. A recent highlining expedition to Norway, however, has reported stumbling against the local bolting ethic. To provide clarity to the community, we are passing on information from a Norwegian climbing association. These ethics should be adopted for highlining in the country. [...]

606, 2016

1 km Highline sent in France

June 6th, 2016|

On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016, Nathan Paulin (FR) set a new world record with a 1020m highline rigged in France with Danny Menšík (CZ). Rigged on Moonwalk at a height of approximately 600m with 50m of sag, Nathan managed the feat onsight. Danny sent the line on his third attempt. Congrats on a beautiful new record. For more information, see the Red Bull article and the video below. Also, on [...]

1911, 2015

Across the Sky – Castleton Highline Record

November 19th, 2015|

On November 15th, Théo Sanson (FR) sent a 493m highline in the Utah desert, a project masterminded by Andy Lewis. Check out the video below and part of the story written by Andy which will be published in full this spring by Slackline U.S.  "Hands down this is the scariest, most fear inspiring, inner child murdering, monster of a highline -- I have ever seen. Just walking 1/3 of this highline [...]

1711, 2015

477m – The sky is the limit

November 17th, 2015|

The highline extreme - World Record gathering on the Moléson During the last weekend of September highliners from all over Europe gathered on the Moléson in Switzerland to deliver a great show and try some of the longest highlines ever rigged. The event was organised by Samuel Volery from in collaboration with Claude Gendre from After last year’s success of the event, more highliners turned up and enjoyed [...]

2710, 2015

Youth in Action – Slacklining in public spaces

October 27th, 2015|

Participants discussing various topics related to slacklining in public spaces. Photo: Benj Herren / Julian Huber. From the 22nd to the 28th of August, roughly thirty people from Germany, Austria, the UK and Switzerland gathered in Bern, Switzerland, to join efforts in brainstorming and creating recommendations on how to gain and preserve access to public lands. Philipp Gesing, Thomas Spöttl, Charles Chater and Thomas Buckingham were the leaders [...]

2609, 2015

Polyester highline record at Monte Piana

September 26th, 2015|

The highline meeting in Monte Piana is the largest in the world with several hundred people attending Jediah Doohan (UK, 23) walked a 209m long highline on his first attempt and set a new world record The gap he crossed was a fiercely contested battle front in WWI, he named the Highline 'Live for Love' Bern, September 2015: Jediah Doohan from Hampshire, UK has smashed the world record with a [...]

508, 2015

ISA Workshops at Urban Highline Festival 2015

August 5th, 2015|

July 2015 Urban Highline Festival was held again in Lublin, Poland in July as part of the annual city festival. In it's 7th year, UHF is organized by Jan Galek, Faith Dickey, Jordon Tybon, Piotr Błaszczak and a rotating crew of riggers and offers the unique experience of walking out of the city hall windows and between church spires. With 2-300 highliners attending, we took advantage of the gathering to talk [...]

2303, 2015

ISA Meeting at the Turkey Highline Carnival 2015

March 23rd, 2015|

February 2015 We held a meeting at the Turkish Highline Carnival near Antalya, Turkey, on February 19th at 19:00 to talk about the Mission Statement and proposed projects. Present were five members of the ISA development team; Bradley Duling, Sonya Iverson, Thomas Buckingham, Thomas Snoudl, and Freddy Zimmerman. A video recording of that meeting can be seen here ( For 90 minutes we spoke with approximately 60 slackliners about the [...]

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