Slacklining is a balance sport, with its roots planted in Yosemite, California. Started by rock climbers, slacklining began by using climbing gear to tension webbing, between two objects, to walk on. Since then, slacklining has evolved and newer, safer, easier to use gear is available specifically for slacklining and highlining.
Balance Community, started in San Luis Obispo, California in August of 2009, is a retail company specializing in slackline and highline specific gear and merchandise. At Balance Community, our mission is to provide high-quality, specialized slackline gear and merchandise in the hopes to increase people's enjoyment and love of slacklining.
Our founder, Jerry Miszewski aka "Slackin-Jer", is a California based slackliner, highliner, and longliner. Jerry spends most of his slacklining time pushing the limits. While trying to go higher and farther than anyone in the world on a slackline, Jerry found some problems with using non-slackline specific gear. Though these seemed like problems at the time, Jerry turned them into a blessing. Jerry started designing slackline specific gear and putting together slackline kits, and Balance Community was born. Now, with the proper gear continuing to be developed and the sport of slackline progressing further and further with each new development, there is no limit to what one can do on a slackline!
As time progressed, Balance Community has begun to carry a wide variety of slackline gear. Our store is full of slackline specific gear aimed at helping our customers reach the goals they have with the wonderful sport of slackline. Our products are designed to make the setup part of slacklining something that need not be worried about.
As dedicated slackliners ourselves, we know how important quality slackline gear is to bettering yourself as a slackliner. With our years of experience and attention to detail, we are able to develop the quality gear necessary to push the limits of slackline to the extreme. We carry only the top quality slackline equipment which we test extensively before we offer it to the community.
Not only are we concerned with the quality of the products we offer, we also take a firm stand with how our products affect the world as we know it. It's very important to us at Balance Community LLC to make sure we are running as green as we can. We use recycled boxes to ship out orders when we can, we use recycled mail to pad the products in our shipping boxes, we print all our receipts on 100% post consumer paper. We do all we can to make sure that we make as little of an environmental impact as we can while still maintaining the highest quality slackline products possible.
To all of you, from all of us at Balance Community: Slackline Outfitters - Thank you and Happy Slackin'!
BC Founder & CEO