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Cut resistance testing on slackline webbing

2020-09-28T22:09:45+02:00

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.

Cut resistance testing on slackline webbing2020-09-28T22:09:45+02:00

Augustin Moinat wins the Rigging Masters in Bern

2020-09-21T17:32:11+02:00

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 [...]

Augustin Moinat wins the Rigging Masters in Bern2020-09-21T17:32:11+02:00

Welcome to the ISA: Latvian Slackline Association

2020-05-18T17:03:24+02:00

Presenting SlacklineLv, the leading slackline association in Latvia. We are a group of Latvian slackline enthusiasts with an objective to spread slackline sport in Latvia. Our vision is to Simply Discover Balance and our mission as an organisation is to provide safe opportunities to simply discover balance through slackline, for anyone.  Therefore, in our community we do basic slackline, trickline, longline, highline for ourselves. Big part of our motivation is based on investment in local society and the environment. So, we use project funding to provide free opportunities to slackline in city parks with various lines so that anyone can [...]

Welcome to the ISA: Latvian Slackline Association2020-05-18T17:03:24+02:00

The Lockdown Series

2020-07-06T11:51:41+02:00

Don't miss episodes - get alerts Watch next live session here Every Tuesday and Thursday, but also Wednesday and sometimes other days ;) we host online workshops ran by slackliners, for everyone in lockdown. Sessions are live, but you can catch up on previous episodes here if you missed one. Don't want to miss them? Get a reminder! Do you know someone who should run a workshop? Maybe it’s YOU? Email us and help boost the quarantine psyche! [email protected] ¿Tiene una idea que le gustaría compartir con nuestra Slackfam español internacional? Envía un mensaje a [email protected]  Stay home, [...]

The Lockdown Series2020-07-06T11:51:41+02:00

Corona Virus – help flatten the curve

2020-03-22T10:56:47+01:00

COVID-19 Update Most of the slack community is young and healthy, but all of us will know and care about someone for whom getting COVID-19 will be a very different story. Sure, the death rate is <1%, but this is if hospitals are functioning well, and the news are full of examples of what happens when good healthcare gets overloaded. Most cases aren't too bad, but when so many happen at once the more serious 10% who need intensive care can't get it and die, making the death rate go up significantly. An in depth article on the topic [...]

Corona Virus – help flatten the curve2020-03-22T10:56:47+01:00

Welcome to the ISA: Slackline Finland

2020-05-16T05:17:05+02:00

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 [...]

Welcome to the ISA: Slackline Finland2020-05-16T05:17:05+02:00

The new Japanese trickline generation!

2020-03-12T01:26:06+01:00

Being incredibly successful in competitions is not unknown to Japanese athletes. It is no secret that Japan has a very active trickline community. Japanese contests are very diverse and include several categories; male, female, youth and seniors, which is not usual for competitions around the world. Japanese athletes are driven by passion and dedication, and they all aspire to show to the world their skills and spread their love of the sport. Meet our highest ranking Japanese athletes at the end of 2019 in the trickline discipline: Author: Lynn Koury Akari Sasaki Following [...]

The new Japanese trickline generation!2020-03-12T01:26:06+01:00

Welcome to the ISA: Czech Slackline Association

2020-03-04T03:43:56+01:00

Welcome to the ISA: Czech Slackline Association Founded in 2011, it aims to support and develop slacklining in the Czech Republic. Hence, they organize slack meetings, events and competitions to build the community, and are in touch with authorities (both nature protection and cities/government) to find a way how to create or protect official slackline spots.  In the Czech Republic slacklining is considered a sport. Also everybody knows Ostrov, Adršpach and the legendary projects of the Czech crews - if not, you have been living under a rock for the past 10 years!  The leadership team [...]

Welcome to the ISA: Czech Slackline Association2020-03-04T03:43:56+01:00

Slackline.App – offline tools and ressources

2020-02-16T08:09:09+01:00

ISA WebApp: This webapp works in a smartphone browser, it can be downloaded to your homescreen and has offline capabilities. it is not on the App- or Playstore. Open Slackline.App 2x Tension Calculator 2x Length/Distance Measurers A Horizontal Leveling tool A Unit Converter And more will come soon! Concept: Can Sahin and Thomas Buckingham Programing: Can Sahin App presenters: Tauri Vahessar, Mia Noblet, Annalisa Casiraghi, Pablo Fraustro and Nina Mappes Videos: Annalisa Casiraghi Graphic Mockups: Andreas Erschen Funding: Swiss Slackline, Movetia and Turkish Slackline Association Check out the features: [...]

Slackline.App – offline tools and ressources2020-02-16T08:09:09+01:00
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