Slackline Finland is the main slackline association in Finland. Their main goal is to improve the possibility to exercise different disciplines of slackline in a safe way and to make the sport more known in Finland. Special attention is also given to spreading knowledge of rigging and improving the safety of highline events. Currently, the association is organizing a permanent indoor training place that allows members to train all year around. The association was founded in 2016 and has since increased their activities and member count significantly every year. Currently the association counts 30 registered members. Nonethelss the community surrounding Slackline [...]
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New World Record in Switzerland! Slackliners rig the longest hammock chain in the world – at the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sardona Have you ever wondered what highliners do when they are not slacklining? Sunday, the 23rd of June 2019, high above the ground with a mesmorizing view over the lower Segnesboden people are playing music, casually eating their lunch, doing acro and hanging from silks, All of this wouldn´t sound so unusual if there were actual slacklines involved. Instead, 4 very unslack, static cables and 26 hammocks paint the scene. These 26 hammocks rigged as a caravan [...]
WORLD SLACKLINE MASTERS 2019 At the World Slackline Masters 2019 the slacklining elite came together in Stuttgart, Germany, to crown their World Champion in Tricklining. Starting the first of June, some of the best Slackliners from all around the globe competed against each other in three different disciplines. They performed stunning acrobatic perfomances in the remarkable dynamic discipline „Trickline“ where the slackline itself works as a kind of trampoline. Further disciplines were „Speedlining“ where the slackliner wins who crosses the 15m slackline most rapidly and „Jiblining“ where athletes dance on the slackline and perform tricks to music and are rated according to creativity, rhytm and degree of difficulty. The contest has [...]
Why create a Slackline World Ranking List? The International Slackline Association recognizes and supports numerous facets of slackline practice. Education, artistry, performance and of course the lifestyle itself - that is, the Slacklife - are integral parts of the unique world that revolves around the seemingly simple act of balancing on webbing. Each of these dimensions of slackline are part of the same global movement. Therefore, it is our aim to embrace and nurture each and every one of them. This goal has recently led us to create an international ranking list for slackline athletes. The [...]