In the last years the Mexican Slack Family has grown rapidly, through meet-ups and festivals around the country, so it’s active slackliners worked together to form the AMS - Asociación Mexicana de Slackline. “La Asociación Mexicana de Slackline busca apoyar y desarrollar la comunidad de Slackline en México, protegiendo el acceso, mejorando los recursos de comunicación e información, y promoviendo su desarrollo de forma segura y sustentable a nivel nacional.” The Mexican Slackline Association seeks to support and develop the Slackline community in Mexico, protecting access, improving communication and information resources, and promoting its development in a safe [...]
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Together with the IFT Stuttgart and Edelrid we performed some tests to figure out how cut-resistant slacklines are. Luckily we had some leftover webbing pieces from our long-term UV study. Check out the document on our data page and get a sneak peak by watching the video! Cut resistance testing I NEED MORE SAFETY! Thanks to Benedikt Franck at the IFT Stuttgart for conducting the experiment, thanks to the engineers at Edelrid for developing the machine and thanks to the UIAA Safety Commission and Richard Delaney.
One of the few competitions which could take place after the Lockdown was the Rigging Masters at Bern City Slack with 27 Participants from 6 countries! The competitors had to prove their rigging and improvisation skills in 3 qualification rounds, a 6-person time trial in the semis and a direct shoot out with Augustin Moinat (CA) and Benoit Humm (FR) in the finals. Rigging competitions are meant to be engaging for the participants and entertaining for the audience. They are not a serious measure of someone's ability to rig slacklines. If you want to organise your own [...]