Slacklining, which has participants making their way along a flat strip of nylon stretched between trees just above the ground, has been widely popular in Europe and among climbers. Now the exercise is spreading outside in the U.S. via college campuses, parks and youth camps.
“It’s like tai chi on a tightrope,” the Los Angeles Times reports. Read more about the latest fitness craze in an L.A. Times article, “Looking to achieve balance? Try slacklining.”