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Are Online Competitions the new Norm?

2022-01-19T14:19:22+01:00

Online Slackline Competitions The toll of covid on slackline events and competitions has been massive. Over the past 2 years only about 50% of the competitions took place! As a consequence a series of online competitions have emerged and were accepted as part of the ISA Ranking List: Pandemic Highline Freestyle 1 & 2 These competitions show the best of the young freestyle highline community. Organizer: Ian Eisenberg First edition - Results Female First edition - Results Male Second edition - Results Female [...]

Are Online Competitions the new Norm?2022-01-19T14:19:22+01:00

BE A MOUNTAIN HERO!

2021-12-10T15:28:06+01:00

BE A MOUNTAIN HERO! - 10 Simple Steps you can take to protect our mountains The Moutain environments we love are in danger. Learn what to do against climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution with this simple guideline we created together with a wide range of international federations under the umbrella of the IOC. Mountains are special places. They provide clean air, unique nature, fascinating local cultures, amazing views and the chance to take part in exhilarating sports. But all around the world the mountain environments we love are in trouble. The climate crisis is shrinking glaciers and reducing snow [...]

BE A MOUNTAIN HERO!2021-12-10T15:28:06+01:00

ISA Active Member: Slackline Slovakia

2021-12-07T10:42:27+01:00

Presenting ISA Interim Active Member: Slackline Slovakia Slackline Slovakia is a newly created association founded in October 2021 based on a Facebook group (Community) that existed for 10 years. One special thing Slackline Slovakia offers to their members is insurance. Members with a full membership automatically get enrolled in an "Extreme Sports and Alpine" insurance program that covers mountain rescue and so on. A word from their president: "We are the representative body for Slacklining in Slovakia, committed to providing support and developing the slackline community. We aim to protect land access rights for all forms [...]

ISA Active Member: Slackline Slovakia2021-12-07T10:42:27+01:00

ISA Demographics Survey 2021

2021-05-24T16:05:35+02:00

GOT SOME TIME TO SPARE ??? Bad weather or Covid19 restrictions are keeping you from slacklining ?? Wanna do something slackline related that helps us? JOIN THE NEW ISA Demographics Survey 2021 ISA Demographics Survey The Demographics Survey is available in English/Spanish/French/Portuguese/Polish/German and it should take you between 30-60 minutes to participate. Sit down with enough time, motivation, good internet, and battery for a satisfying experience. You can also skip the questions which don't apply to you, no need to answer every single question. We will raffle a TTTM hammock which you could win if you [...]

ISA Demographics Survey 20212021-05-24T16:05:35+02:00

ISA Active Member: UK Slackline Club

2021-05-11T18:57:19+02:00

Presenting ISA Active Member: UK Slackline Club In many places around the United Kingdom big communities are slacklining in parks and many highline spots have been opened. Founded in summer 2020 the UK Slackline Club is a new start to represent and promote the sport of slacklining in all forms around the county. Their democratic association follows the structure of Sports England to get slacklining recognized as a sport in the UK, to get access to training spots, and some sports funding in the future. Recently the UKSC acquired insurance to help gain access to training spots for their [...]

ISA Active Member: UK Slackline Club2021-05-11T18:57:19+02:00

ISA Active Member: Step Slackliners Armenia

2021-04-15T18:14:37+02:00

Presenting Step Slackliners Armenia The goal of Step Slackliners Armenia is to develop slacklining as a sport in Armenia, where our balance activity is still misunderstood for tightrope walking by many. Regular free trainings in parks and also indoor trainings are organized and open for all to get the general public to try out slacklining. Most think slacklining to be an extreme sport and only fit for professionals. Many outdoor and "extreme" sport groups and associations in Armenia are working together to solve access issues and to educate the public. As the slackline community is still small they have [...]

ISA Active Member: Step Slackliners Armenia2021-04-15T18:14:37+02:00

ISA Active Member: Slackline INDIA

2021-04-10T10:51:10+02:00

Slackline INDIA The community started the association during a 3 day festival, called the Great Indian Highline Gathering, during which they also rigged one of the longest highlines in the country (700m). Their dream is it to spread the sport to different corners of the country, while setting standards for rigging, teaching safe practices and solving access issues. The small community has opened quite a few lines in different places around the country including the Himalayas and is looking forward to the end of the pandemic to host their annual festivals and gatherings again with participants from different countries [...]

ISA Active Member: Slackline INDIA2021-04-10T10:51:10+02:00

New Membership: ISA joins ICAR – the International Commission for Alpine Rescue

2021-03-11T13:18:40+01:00

We are proud to announce that we are a new member of ICAR - the International Commission for Alpine Rescue. ICAR is made up of hundreds of rescue organizations and specialists from dozens of countries all over the world who meet every year to share the latest knowledge and technologies of mountain rescue.   Our ISA safety and education commission will work with ICAR and its technical commissions - are you interested to join this work, sign up here:  Join ISA Safety or Education Commissions Learn more about ICAR: ICAR Website ICAR Mission [...]

New Membership: ISA joins ICAR – the International Commission for Alpine Rescue2021-03-11T13:18:40+01:00

Updates Slackline World Ranking List 2020/2021

2021-03-11T13:29:54+01:00

Slackline Competitions 2020/2021 The toll of Covid on Slackline Events and Competitions has been massive. In 2020 only 45 Competitions were registered from which only half took place and half were canceled, this is down from more then 80 in the past years. The ISA Sport Commission has decided to: Support online competitions of any kind Extend the Top Rank Category from 2 to 3 years into the past, accounting for all the missed events in 2020 Decided not to choose any winners for the year 2020, due to a lack in competitions Lower the hurdles [...]

Updates Slackline World Ranking List 2020/20212021-03-11T13:29:54+01:00

Welcome to the ISA: Slackline Mexico

2020-11-11T20:41:11+01:00

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 [...]

Welcome to the ISA: Slackline Mexico2020-11-11T20:41:11+01:00
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