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Gibbon has revolutionized slacklining, once exclusive to climbers, with the introduction of easier to use systems. This opened up slacklining to everyone and fueled the development of an entirely new sport. The number of slackliners is growing exponentially and Gibbon strives to connect that community locally and globally. Whether you're slacklining in school, your backyard, or on a stage in front of millions you'll find everything you need right here.  Even the best had to start with just one step.

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Latest News from the World of Slacklining

2014 SLACKLINE COMPETITIONS

NATIONWIDE, USA — Who's ready for some intense slackline action? I know we are and you likely are too! We've got our competition calender all lined up and read to go! We kick things off first by going to Richmond Virginia, May 16-18, for our 3rd time to host the Dominion Riverrock Gibbon Games Slackline Open! Next up we are headed to Simpsonville South Carolina for the ALOFT Gibbon Games Slackline Open, May 23-26. When those two east coast competitions are over it is time to head back west to Colorado were we'll be putting on a Gibbon Games Slackline Jam at the Lyons Outdoor Games on May 31st. Once all three of those competitions are in the books it is time to head up to the mountain town of Vail Colorado where we'll be at the GoPro Mountain Games to host the WSFed Slackline World Cup! 32 athletes from all over the world will be fighting for the win. For more information please CONTINUE READING...

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VEGAS MEGA STUNT

LAS VEGAS — Exhilarating spectacles will be taken to new heights Wednesday, Oct. 16 as Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil teams with Gibbon Slacklines to showcase a record-breaking highline walk attempt from the exterior of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, 63 floors above the Las Vegas Strip.  As the kick off to the 2013 World Slackline Federation (WSFed) Slackline World Cup Finals taking place the following day inside the Michael Jackson ONE Theatre, Andy Lewis, the daredevil Gibbon athlete and slackliner made famous for his Super Bowl XLVI halftime show performance with Madonna, will attempt to set the world record for the longest urban highline walked. Lewis will thrill spectators by forging a 480-ft. high, 360-ft.-long slackline, running parallel to the Las Vegas Strip, rigged from two of Mandalay Bay’s resort towers. READ MORE...

 

2012 WORLD SLACKLINE FEDERATION WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

BOULDER, CO - The top slackliners from around the globe have spent the past year training, traveling and competing to earn the chance to battle for the sport’s highest honor: World Champion. On November 8-11, the world’s best slackliners will convene in Boston for the 2012 World Slackline Federation World Championships, the most anticipated slackline event of the year. Sponsored by Vibram USA, MadRock and Bridges Rock Gym, Gibbon USA will be hosting the event at The Boston Ski & Snowboard Expo, taking place at the Seaport World Trade Center. Held for the first time in the United States, the top eight globally ranked professional slackliners will battle head-to-head for the chance to earn slacklining’s ultimate title. READ MORE...

 

OUTSIDE MAGAZINE

VAIL, CO - Competitive slacklining. If that sounds like an oxymoron, you must not have been in Vail this past weekend, when the sport made its debut at the annual Teva Summer Mountain Games. No one brought his A-game more than Alex Mason, a 14-year-old wunderkind from southern California who edged out big-name rivals, including Japan’s Gappai Osug; reigning world champ Michael Payton, 24; and wild man “Sketchy” Andy Lewis, 25, to win Teva’s inaugural Gibbon Games event. Super Bowl Halftime show. Carson Daly also wanted to get a piece of the action and hooked up with World Champion Slackliner, Mike Payton. READ MORE...