The International Slackline Magazine is Coming! The first issue of Balance, the international slackline magazine born from the mind, and pen, of Annalisa Casiraghi, has just been published. "I always liked the idea of being able to create something artistic related to the slackline world" she tells us. "By artistic I mean everything that involves creativity. It wasn't clear to me what, but I liked the idea of being able to create a project that would bring together the creative talents of the people who live around the world and give life to a shared project [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016, Nathan Paulin (FR) set a new world record with a 1020m highline rigged in France with Danny Menšík (CZ). Rigged on Moonwalk at a height of approximately 600m with 50m of sag, Nathan managed the feat onsight. Danny sent the line on his third attempt. Congrats on a beautiful new record. For more information, see the Red Bull article and the video below. Also, on FranceInfo.fr.