Sunday, May 13, 2012

Zip line

  • Venice Beach may soon be rivaling the Santa Monica Pier in attractions. Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl is hoping to move forward on a proposed Venice zip line in order to help generate revenue this summer, reports Venice Patch.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • A beautiful young Georgia grad student who lost her leg to a flesh-eating bacteria after a freak zip-line accident is making an astonishing recovery, her father said. Aimee Copeland, 24, is still in critical condition at the Joseph M.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • A zip line ride at Sleeping Giant is feasible enough for the Shoshone Forest to consider, but precautions for grizzly habitat must be in effect, officials say.
  • (Cody Enterprise)
  • If you type "zip line" and "Carrollton, Ga." into an Internet search engine, you'll get scores of hits on Historic Banning Mills, the "Home of the Screaming Eagle Zip Line.
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  • INDIANAPOLIS = If you loved the sight -- or just the idea -- of the zip-line that cruised over downtown Indianapolis for this years Super Bowl, you might love zippin, swingin and climbin ropes in the treetops of the citys huge Eagle Creek Park.
  • (South Bend Tribune)
  • OCALA — When I was a little girl and my father was stationed at an Army base in Germany, I used to love going to the parks in the forests near my house.
  • (St. Petersburg Times)
  •  Ziplining is one of the world's fastest growing extreme sports.
  • (Examiner)
  • The father of a hospitalized 24-year-old woman who contracted flesh-eating bacteria after a zip line accident described the ordeal as "the most horrific situation that a parent can possibly imagine.
  • (Time)
  • On May 1, she and some friends were out near the Little Tallapoosa River, about 50 miles west of Atlanta, when she grabbed onto a homemade zip line, her family has said. It snapped.
  • (CNN)
  • Twenty-four year old graduate student Aimee Copeland is fighting a life-threatening case of flesh-eating disease after a seemingly minor mishap with a zip line.
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