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WREC’s new slacklining event tests balance over water

WREC’s new slacklining event tests balance over water

Alex Grant

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, Mobile Headlines, News

A new weekly slacklining program kicked off at the Wildcat Recreation Center last Friday.Slack or Swim combines the skills of balancing on a slackline, a tightrope-like line, with swimming. Participants walk across a flat two-inch wide cable, that’s placed four feet above the WREC's pool. The line is 25...

Slacklining doubles as stress reliever, workout

Slacklining doubles as stress reliever, workout

Sabrina Grislis

November 9, 2015


Filed under Features

Considering how busy college students' lives can get with school, work and homework, finding something that can double as a stress reliever and a workout is hard to come by. For some Chico State students, like senior outdoor education major Riley Cox, they've found their happy medium— slacklining. A slackline is a piece of webbing, typically about one inch wide, slung betwe...

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