That’s *So* Random Story Award: The Colorado Daily

I’ve honestly never heard of it but apparently, as The Colorado Daily reported recently, “[i]t’s not an uncommon sight on the University of Colorado campus: barefoot students, balanced a few feet off the ground, carefully putting one foot in front of the other as they cross flat ropes tied between two trees.”

 

Eric Soehngen tip toes across a slack line outside of ...

 

It’s a sport called “slacklining,” and it’s the subject of a Daily feature that is CMM’s second “That’s So Random Story Award,” an occasional honor bestowed upon student media coverage of unconventional trends, individuals or issues.  The piece briefly outlines the emerging athletic endeavor and its run-in with some tightrope-walking haters in the CU police department and administration.

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