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Saturday, 15th March 2014

Information and recommendations for inspection and use of TRAC and TRAC PLUS pulleys.

http://www.petzl-parks.com/pdf/TRAC-TRACPLUS-information020214-EN.pdf

Saturday, 15th March 2014

Inclusive holiday specialists  - First Choice have developed an on-line game based on a flight on a zipline.

This is another example illistrating that the activity of ziplining is rapidly securing a position in popular culture.

https://apps.facebook.com/zipwirezoom/

Saturday, 15th March 2014

On March 3, 2014, ANSI approved the PRCA Ropes Course / Zip Lines / Operations / Installation / Canopy Tours Candidate Standard as the ANSI/PRCA American National Standard.

www.prcainfo.org/

Thursday, 13th March 2014

ZipRider have just installed a Zipline of 2530m at Parque De Aventura Barrancas del Cobre, Copper Canyon, Urique, Mexico. Upon completion it will boast two side-by-side ziplines.

ziprider.com

Congratulations Eric and Team ZipRider - that's a lot of skyscape activated!

Thursday, 13th March 2014

 Ziplines can be a unique and exciting experience in their own right, however they can also be a legitimate means to an end.

Skiiers can now glide like an Eagle, for 1300m, from the 3 Valleys peak at 3230 m over to the Val Thorens crest, at 3000 m, at the top of the Thorens Funitel.

www.valthorens.com

Congratulations Tom (Rope Runner) on another exemplary installation.

Image by C.Cattin

Sunday, 23rd February 2014

Edmund Sumner's photo shows visitors scaling the roof of the O2 Arena in London, thanks to a fabric walkway designed by architects Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Bblur Architecture (2007-2012).

An example of skyscape activation through innovative and sympathetic architecture.

www.dezeen.com

Monday, 12th August 2013

The kids from the Soaring Heights children’s program at the Venice Zipline, alongside their instructors, presented their zipline performance recently.

Their instructors included professional performers from shows like Cirque Du Soleil, Motley Crüe, Lucent Dossier Experience and The Glitch Mob.

Monday, 12th August 2013

The Kansas City Star has an article indicating that the Kentucky Creation Museum has rolled out a zipline to try to bring in new visitors.

John Gerner, a leisure consultant who has studied religious attractions highlighted that Zip lines in particular are very, very popular nationwide and was quoted as saying "the new additions at the museum, namely the zip lines, are a good strategy to attract new and repeat visitors".

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