One of Spain’s Longest Slip Wires Will Open Soon on the Costa del Sol

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Testing the wires Credit: Vertikalist

BARCELONA based company Vertikalist specialises in the construction of different adventure sports layouts and leisure rides across the world.

Their latest project is in Alhaurin de la Torre where they are building one of the longest tyrolines (slip wires) in Spain which will take daredevil riders at speeds of up to 100 km/h using 20mm double cables on a ride that covers more than one kilometre.

More than 30 tons of steel was used in the production of this new ride which will be opened later this year once final approval has been received from the authorities.

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Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica.

Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene.

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