Slack Science

Slack Science, powered by Balance Community: Slackline Outfitters, is a blog run by Jerry Miszewski about slacklining. He offers tips and tricks to various parts of setting-up, taking down, in-depth looks at various aspects of a setup, and hints at walking slacklines.

Jerry's long history with the sport of slackline has given him a wealth of knowledge that he loves to share with his fellow slackliners. Slack Science is a place anyone and everyone to come and learn about our wonderful sport of slacklining.

Introduction Over the past few weeks I have been getting quite a few inquires about the Edelrid Eddy and how sometimes people cannot detension their line very easily. Today I would like...

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Introduction There has been a lot of talk lately about how different brakes are slipping with different sizes of rope and under different loads. So, I thought I would test...

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Introduction There has been a lot of discussion lately on the differences between the Petzl GRIGRI 2, Petzl RIG, and Petzl I'D in terms of efficiency loss and ease of detensioning. So, what I...

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For the first few years of my slackline career I have used the same Petzl I'D as my longline pulley system brake. I thought that it was as good as...

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Introduction Today I would like to test the Edelrid Eddy as a brake in a slackline pulley system in comparison to a previous test comparing the Petzl GRIGRI 2, Petzl RIG, and...

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