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episode 13 //
breathe 2018

June 19, 2018

BREATHE.  JULY 12 - 15, 2018.  STABLE STUDIOS, SPENCER, INDIANA
Join Dakota Collins, Rachel Matrejek, Ron Doremus, and Mark McKee for a discussion about Breathe 2018.

 

www.discoverbreathe.com

 

Send us a line at webslackline@gmail.com


episode 12 //
Nehemiah Larimer

May 9, 2018

Today we are taking time to reflect on and celebrate the life of Nehemiah Larimer...Son, Friend, fellow Slackliner, and steward of the stoke for life, the outdoors, and fellowship in any given place at any time. Nehemiah passed away in a traffic accident in 2015 and the audio you'll hear today was captured throughout a weekend last September in which the community of Rapid City, SD came together to celebrate Nehemiah's life and dedicate a slackline park to his memory.

Send us a line: webslackline@gmail.com


episode 11 //
Terry acomb

October 24, 2017

Slackline-guru and highline godfather Terry Acomb tells the story of how he got into highlining, his discovery of the Fruitbowl and more in this one on one interview between Terry and the newest addition to The Web, Natalie Kinsaul.  Terry shares his ideas on rigging, the future of the Fruit Bowl and GGBY, and how he would like to see our sport develop.

Awesome video featuring Terry: https://vimeo.com/219152921

Send us a line at webslackline@gmail.com


episode 10 //
Slackline us, ggby 2017 → sonya iverson

October 12, 2017

On this episode of The Web, Sonya throws it down Slackline US and GGBY 2017 style.

- - >Slackline US: What is Slackline US? How did it form? What does Slackline US do? Membership? Budgets? How can I get involved?

- - >GGBY 2017: History, The Fruit Bowl, Changes for 2017, Land Use, Environmental Considerations, Costs, Rigging, and Safety

The GGBY Highline Festival will be held November 21 – 25, 2017: https://slackline.us/ggby/

Slackline US website: http://slackline.us/

Outro Music: “Journey of the Featherless” by Cloud Cult

www.cloudcult.com - - >Go check out Cloud Cult music on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/cloud-cult/id4681383

Send us a line at webslackline@gmail.com


episode 9 //
“esa es slacktitud!” (that is the slack attitude!) →
Mauro Poletti is the Creator from Below the Equator

September 27, 2017

Mauro joins The Web to talk about his journey of slack after traveling 5,000+ miles from Buenos Aires, Argentina. From abandoned factories to the peaks of the Rockies, we discuss the progression of first steps, follies, and festivals that this amazing slackliner has been a part of.

Factory Videohttps://vimeo.com/215704474

FAH (Festival Argentino de Highline) Videohttps://vimeo.com/217508286

FAH Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/festivalargentinodehighline/

Club de Slack Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/clubdeslack/

Intro Music: Gillicuddy – Springish

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/gillicuddy/

 

Outro Music: La Delio Valdez – Yo Me Llamo Cumbia

Go check out this awesome Argentinian band on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/mx/album/la-delio-valdez/id1083921593

 

Send us a line: webslackline@gmail.com


Episode 8 //
Breathe 2017: Arriving and going home

September 27, 2017

THE DAYS ARE LONG

YET THEY PASS SO QUICK

TO BE PART OF THIS SHIFT

WHAT AN AMAZING GIFT

Visit Alyssa's website Blind Spot Creatives: https://www.blindspotcreatives.com/

Breathe 2017 Video: https://vimeo.com/233068305

Film: www.thejvstudio.com

Event: www.discoverbreathe.com

Music: Ending Satellites – One Ticket Two Bills

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/endingsatellites/


episode 7 //
BABY DUCK/BEARS, MAPLE SYRUP, SLACKLIFEBC → SPENCER SEABROOKE

August 24, 2017

We caught up with Spencer after the Squamish Highline Gathering and right before this Goat Ridge adventure everyone is vibing out about on the social media...right now. We talk about both of these adventures as well as Spencer's story as it pertains to slacklining, the origins of SlacklifeBC, the experience of going free solo, some nitty gritty on SlacklifeBC's equipment offerings, and much more.

SlacklifeBC.com   / Left Coast Media

Outro Music: Oh Canada! by mathgrant


Episode 6 //
Ryan Saddler, David King, Charlie Smith → Balancing Earth Slacklines

August 9, 2017

We head to the granite capital of the world to join Ryan, David, and Charlie for a chat about the Southeastern US slack scene, Balancing Earth Slacklines LLC (BalancingEarthSlacklines.com), their journey together in the sport, and the upcoming Linville Gorge Slackline Gathering to be held October 16 – 22 in the Great Smoky Mountains.

Outro song 'Ramon Casiano' by the Drive By Truckers out of Athens, Georgia is played through the generosity of the Drive By Truckers and ATO Records..  Check out all DBT music on iTunes.


Episode 5 //
Danielle Drouet and Ryan Robinson are Two Cycloids in the Vortex of Chill

July 21, 2017

We caught up with Danielle and Ryan at Breathe 2017.  While all parties involved are at fault for failing to allocate an adequate amount of time to the contemplate the continued legacy of Elvis Presley (The King), it still turned out pretty good and...well...sometimes that's the way it goes.

Film referenced in the conversation: I Believe I Can Fly - Flight of the Frenchies

Intro music: Rise and Shine by Audiobinger

Outro music: Generously provided by the Drunk Souls.  Go check out all of their music on iTunes

Send us a line: webslackline@gmail.com


Episode 4 //
Ben Schneider Needs to Land it or....

July 12, 2017

On Friday, July 7, Ben lead a SICK trickline workshop at the Breathe Festival.  While Ron was busy fixing generators and running high voltage electrical lines in ankle deep mud, Mark thoroughly enjoyed the workshop, got to experience the pinch of 2,000+lbs of tension on a 2” for the first time, and sat down with Ben afterwards for a chat.

Send us a line: webslackline@gmail.com


Episode 3 //
dakota collins speaks

June 22, 2017

Dakota Collins, founder of Rocky Mountain Slackline Co., co-creator of Breathe: A Slackline and Discovery Festival, and bonafide stomper, discusses his journey in slacklining and conviction that this simple practice will help make the world a better place.  Introduction by Ron Doremus.

Send us a line: webslackline@gmail.com


Episode 2 //
yeah homie! → Kevin o'brien

June 21, 2017

Mark sits down with Minnesota Slackliner Kevin O'Brien to talk about his recent trip to Switzerland, his tenure as President of the University of Minnesota Slackline Club, slackline sustainability as it pertains to public spaces, and how much fun it is to eat ice cream sandwiches and drink coffee while hanging out in Mark's unfinished basement.

Send us a line at: webslackline@gmail.com


Episode 1 //
Intro to the web slackline podcast and breathe: a slackline and discovery festival

June 21, 2017

For the inaugural episode, Mark McKee and Ron Doremus interview the co-creators of Breathe: A Slackline and Discovery Festival.  The fourth annual Breathe Festival will be held July 6 - 9, 2017 at Stable Studios in Spencer, Indiana.

www.discoverbreathe.com


about the channel

 

With a lot of encouragement and a boat load of help from the wonderful slackline community, Mark Mckee (@minnslack) and Ron Doremus (@rondoremus) launched The Web Slackline Podcast. They've had a ton of fun putting it together so far and look forward to collaborating with all of you as the show moves forward. The Web Slackline Podcast will serve as a medium to connect slackliners' experiences, ideas, emotions, and aspirations through original and openly sourced audio content.  Every initial listener will at some point be a participant, producer, host, and, most importantly, a vital member in a network of individuals who are as unique as one could imagine but share a common objective which is to rage on slacklines a lot.

Do you want to #getinvolved?

To contact Mark or Ron with ideas, or simply let them know how much you appreciate their work, send them a line at:

webslackline@gmail.com

www.minnslack.com/webslackline

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