What is Slackline ?

Introducing the world of slacklining.

Slacklining is a practice in balance that typically uses nylon or polyester webbing tensioned between two anchor points.

Many people suggest slacklining is distinct from tightrope walking in that the line is not held rigidly taut (although it is still under some tension); it is instead dynamic, stretching and bouncing like a long and narrow trampoline. The line's tension can be adjusted to suit the user and different types of webbing can be used to achieve a variety of feats. The line itself is usually flat, due to the nature of webbing, thus keeping one's footing from rolling as would be the case with an ordinary rope. The dynamic nature of the line allows for tricks and stunts.

Slacklining has quickly become popular due to its simplicity and versatility and its ability to be practiced in a variety of environments. Those who participate in slacklining are often called "slackers".
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Slackline links

Check this websitelinks for all common info about slacklining, the riders and the best gear.

Slack for life!

Demo's and Openingparty

Come to the centre of Renesse and see the spectaculair slackline demonstrations, meet the riders and join them at the amazing opening party at Café Simpel..
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Official matchday
Beach Funpark

A special and exciting day at the Renesse beach. With the very first official Dutch Slackline Open and the Beach Funpark for your first slackline try-out and many more..
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Fun, Demo's and

In case you've missed the first two days. Here's your last oppurtunity to meet some of the best international riders, see the demonstrations and get the taste of slacklining too..
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Welcome to the first official Dutch Slackline Open. Three days of fun, sun, beach, dance and many many slacklining. Join the several demo's, get wasted at the Simpel opening party, watch the matches, try it yourself at the Funpark and meet the riders.. But most important.. Get impressed by the sportive ambiance and make Fun together!!

Organisation Slackline Open

This sounds really really great! I am convinced it will be become a big and successful event. However I will not be able to be in Renesse for the event. It is a really sad that I will miss the happening, but there is nothing I can do about it. With the support of Nik and Gibbon behind him I am convinced that it will become awesome.

Ulf Zoelitz

After a very succesfull slackline teaser in front of cafe Simpel last summer, Renesse is ready for the very first official Slackline Open in the Netherlands. And I'm proud to be part of the organisation and I hope to meet you at our event. See you.

Berry Lindenbergh (org.)

As a sports masseuse from Zeeland I am happy and especially very proud that the Slackline Open Renesse will take place here and that I am apart of it. The combination of sports and beach makes this a special and unique event at a beautiful location!!

Marije de Romph (org.)

A few years ago i was triggered by slacklining. I'm not a pro, but every time when I'm standing on the line, its a great experience. I think that slacklining is more than just a sport. Its a way of life to express yourself. I'm very proud to be one of the team members for the first Dutch Slackline open. Join the event, i'm sure its going to be epic!!!

Willem Boot (org.)

It was a great oppurtunity for our company to become proud partner of the very first official slackline event in Holland. All our expertise and available event ingredients will accomplish the unique locations. sun, sea, beach, dance and people having fun! In short terms.. It will be awesome!

Jean-Paul Kotoun (org.)