Taking Up the Slack

Angela Allard of West Lebanon balances on a slackline as her boyfriend, Eric Monroe of West Lebanon, watches at Colburn Park in Lebanon, N.H., on April 24, 2014. Allard and Monroe set up their slackline a couple times a week, often at Colburn Park. "It's really a good core workout," said Monroe, "You'll feel an ache in your stomach later, and it feels like you had a good laugh a few hours before." 
(Valley News- Sarah Priestap)

Angela Allard of West Lebanon balances on a slackline as her boyfriend, Eric Monroe of West Lebanon, watches at Colburn Park in Lebanon, N.H., on April 24, 2014. Allard and Monroe set up their slackline a couple times a week, often at Colburn Park. "It's really a good core workout," said Monroe, "You'll feel an ache in your stomach later, and it feels like you had a good laugh a few hours before." (Valley News- Sarah Priestap) Purchase photo reprints »

Angela Allard, of West Lebanon, balances on a slackline as her boyfriend Eric Monroe, of West Lebanon, watches at Colburn Park in Lebanon. “It’s really a good core workout,” said Monroe. “You’ll feel an ache in your stomach later, and it feels like you had a good laugh a few hours before.”

Valley News — Sarah Priestap