Dylon Lousberg slacklines for the big time
It’s not often that Holyoke is the backdrop for a professional athlete training for international competition, but this summer, it’s just that. After most recently competing in the GoPro Mountain Games held in Vail June 8-11, Dylon Lousberg, who signed with Slackline Industries, is back home training for the next big competition: the 2017 Slackline World Cup Japan, Sept. 16-18.
In the midst of training at the city park, the recent Holyoke High School graduate took a break to talk about his budding career. He doesn’t mind when people stop by to watch or ask about what he’s doing. That’s probably a good thing since families gathered at the park and kids riding bikes to the swimming pool seem instantly entranced once they catch sight of him, and more than a few cars slow down to catch a better look.
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