How NOT to Rig a Rope Swing as seen on Pushing the Line - Discovery Plus


Please don’t rope jump! But this is HOW if you don’t listen. I believe it’s better to share safety systems than to withhold it if people are going to do what they are going to do. If we glamorize it on a tv show, we can at least show what goes into it. Please don’t rope jump!


You can see us rope jumping on episode 2 of Pushing the Line streaming now on Discovery Plus. https://www.discovery.com/videos/push...

This is that rope jump. Read a little bit about it and behind the scenes on our website https://www.slackline.com/pushing-the.... We include the prep, the rigging and the forces we got after jumping. I did this with Brett Stewart and Jaco Santulli who have built Studio Page, a better platform for creators. https://studio.page/. We did NOT use a haul system and so we ascended the rope which a whole different skill set. Haul systems can be seen in our other rope jump videos.


Our results:

The MBS of the entire system is approximately 44kn or 10,000lbf.

I’m 160ish lbs and we got 2.79kn (627lbf) shared by both ropes and the main webbing got 3.36kn (755lbf).

Brett is 240lbs and he got 3.99 (896lbf) shared by both ropes and the main webbing got 3.98 (894lbf).


➜➜➜Gear specifically mentioned in this video

►Wafer webbing grip https://bit.ly/3cqPZrR

►Alpine Weblock 5.0 https://bit.ly/3v2m2EY

►Soft shackles https://bit.ly/352uDwB

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➜➜➜Other episodes specifically mentioned in this video

►Rope Jumping Playlist https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLT...

►5 Awesome Knots - adjusting a spanset https://youtu.be/sJSHFbNF72Y

►Soft shackles https://youtu.be/91_jEjQdlBU

►Highline Rigging Playlists https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLT...


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➜➜➜Cast Members of Pushing the Line

►Andy Lewis @MrSlackline

►Spencer Seabrooke

►Mia Noblet

►LJ Fiorita

►Ari DeLashmutt @Ari in the Air

►Sylvan Christsenson

►Mercadi Carlson

►Homer Manson

►Catrina Sisco

►Marcus Nelson

►Aaron Bray

►Spencer Frank

►Kimberly Weglin


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