New Backup Fall Simulator released! We created a model which will tell you all the relevant forces and heights in a defined highline system: Choose your webbings Customize your setup Rig it to your spot and desired tension Choose the position of the slackliner, and even the bounce size! Be aware, this is a beta version, it requires refinement! We are also looking for a frontend developer to make it look nicer. Try the Backup Fall simulator yourself Why would you need it? This model is not going to help you rig well, it will [...]
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A highline world record From the July 30th to August 14th, Arthur Lefebvre gathered a group of friends to make an attempt at the highline world record, set previously at 2240 meters. The world record was broken not only by one person, but by 8 people, 2 women and 6 men. Check out some of the details behind the sucess of this project here. A report by Augustin Moinat The Project The man behind the project, Arthur, wanted a project made with friends, by friends. He managed to [...]
Webbing lifetime and freestyle highline warnings With the popularity of highline freestyle rising in today’s highlining world, permanently rigged lines (or perma-rigs) are becoming the norm rather than the exception. This intensive use and long exposure of the webbing can lead to critical weakening and failure. In these publications, we adress the main factors we are aware of, abrasion and UV degradation. We also give some recommendations on what to do to avoid critical failure, the first of which is always to rig redundantly. We are constantly updating the ISA 41 Highline Webbing standard to be consistent to [...]
Top Highline and Longline Achievements 2021 2021 was a really good year for highlining and longlining! In the discipline of highline freestyle, we had 5 Master size contests and the first ever worldcup! The year started and ended with both editions of the Pandemic Open Online Competition. A great way to get the worldwide community together! But that's not all, check out the great achievements by athletes in speed highlining and the world records in distance walking on the high- and longline. Freestyle Highline - Men The ISA Sport Commission [...]