With Crossing Lines, we hope to serve as an example that while borderlines may define us, they needn’t separate us.
Quite the opposite. Lines connect us.
Middle Eastern Highline / Slackline Festivals
We travel to Iran, Turkey, Lebanon, and more to teach slacklining, host highline festivals, and have grand adventures with local friends so that we can share our experience through photos, videos, and other media to give a different perspective on this vibrant and complicated part of the world.
Refugee Integration Through Play
We believe slacklining can help refugees integrate into new cultures, find new social circles, learn local languages, and have fun. We started by teaching refugee children how to slackline in a school in Beirut, Lebanon. Now we’re expanding to the US and elsewhere.
In January, Mountain Hardwear announced their new Impact Initiative, their new efforts to support environmental and social impact projects. Sonya was on site to speak about Crossing Lines alongside Topher White (Rainforest Connection, using cellphones [...]