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Next Week's ISPO: Srackrine in Beijing

Next week is the ISPO in Beijing!  Slackline battles will be held on Wednesday and Thursday alongside freestyle skateboard, and cycling competitions. Elli Schulte will be performing along with Japanese athlete Gappai, as well as the local Chinese slackline champion, (Rio) Zhang Liang.    ISPO says of the show, “With the emerging of Asia-pacific sports goods market, ISPO has decided to

Top 5 Slackline Photographers This Year

Photo by Jordan Tybon        Slacklining is one of the most beautiful sports in existence, which is probably why it is so commonly referred to not as a sport, but an art form. Mike Payton said in an interview last week, “An Artist paints, slackline is my art.” The first ever slackline instructional manual by Scott Balcom was titled “Walk The Line: The Art

Andy Lewis Brings Slacklining to the Next Level (Again)

Slacklining went mainstream in gold shoes and a toga Sunday afternoon as 111 million fans tuned in for Super Bowl Forty-Six.  Andy Lewis orchestrated the biggest break ever for the emerging sport as he bounced and tricked under the adoring eyes of Madonna during this, the most watched TV event in history.  While most of the world is asking this week, “Who was that guy?” and, “What is

ISPO 2012 Review

When you think of gibbons, the first thing that might come to your mind is a form of apes, located in the rain forest that loves to swing from tree to tree and makes it look like flying. On the other hand you might think of the young, but rapidly raising brand "Gibbon Slacklines" from Stuttgart, Germany that has a large group of fans and team members, which actually fly through the air most of the time,

Webbing the World

When you think of gibbons, the first thing that might come to your mind is a form of apes, located in the rain forest that loves to swing from tree to tree and makes it look like flying. On the other hand you might think of the young, but rapidly raising brand "Gibbon Slacklines" from Stuttgart, Germany that has a large group of fans and team members, which actually fly through the air most of the time, too.

Madonna and Andy at Superbowl - with a kiss to Backflip

 El 5 de febrero del 2012 mas de 800 milliones de personas observaron el evento deportivo mas grande del mundo : THE SUPER BOWL XLVI con un show espectacular de Madonna durante el entretiempo del match entre NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS v.s. THE NEW YORK GIANTS. Andy Lewis formo parte del show junto a la reina del POP mundial Madonna. Andy Lewis reconocido slackliner en el mundo ( Rider Oficial de Gibbon ), demostro

First Queen

GIBBON Slacklines proudly presents the FIRST QUEEN OF SLACKLINE: MELISSA BOWE! Finally, after 11 rounds one stand up to the others: MELISSA BOWE. She was the only one who sticks the Stick Nasty clean and safe. Congratulation! Welcome to our International Pro-Team and we are looking forward to meet her personally at ISPO 2012. The female participation was amazing! More than 80 girls from around the world took

King of Slackline 2011

The Final Round has started now!Stick as many tricks as you can, starting with the trick of Round 1, 2, 3... post your video with "King of Slackline Final Round" and your name to contest@gibbon-slacklines.com. The one who can stick the most rounds is the KING OF SLACKLINE 2011!     Thank you for participating in round 13!Through the round are: Carlos Neto and Jaan Roose! Congratulation to