Basket-Fall? Slovenian Ballers Reinvent The Dunk

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With a giant rope swing and a basketball hoop dangling beneath a train bridge, 30 feet above the Sava River in Ljubljana, Slovenia, a group of acrobatic daredevils captured some spectacular slams. And flops.

Known as an “acrobatic basketball team,” the Dunking Devils have been traveling around the world since 2004, entertaining audiences with trampoline-based tricks and high-flying acts – usually in a gymnasium.

This is one ball sport we would definitely try!

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Adam Ruggiero is an all-sport activity junkie - from biking, running, and (not enough) surfing, to ball sports, camping, and cattle farming. If it's outside, it's worth doing. Adam graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in journalism. Likes: unique beer, dogs, stories. Like nots: neckties, escalators, manicured lawns.