All they are asking is give slacklining a chance

Some students at the University of Minnesota are taking a stand for slacklines.

Minnesota Daily reports slackliners stretch a rope or cable between two trees then try to balance on it.

Like this:

The school is trying to shut the recreation down.

“It’s just an activity. It’s harmless,” Kevin O’Brien, the VP of a slackliners club said. “We’re not hurting anyone.”

  • Gary F

    Have them go back to eating goldfish.

  • Coach JC

    What about the trees?

  • BReynolds33

    Go get ’em! Damn the man! Fight the power! Just don’t try to buy cigarettes in small town Massachusetts while you do it.

  • Veronica

    Aww…my 6 and 9 year old kids LOVE slacklining. (The trees are fine, BTW.)