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Venice Zip Line Opens Today

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Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 1:11 PM

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The Venice zip line sounded like another pipe dream from City Hall. But it's for real.

The operator, Flightlinez, opened up the attraction at 11 a.m. today. A second phase of development that includes local artwork will start tomorrow, the company says:

Artwork will surround the k-rails near each tower and bring a more pleasing visual to the whole display.

A third phase starting Aug. 10 will include "community performance" including local children showing off their zip-line skills, according to the company.

But what you really want to know is how you can get your air time. Here's the info:

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The zip line is open 11 to sunset daily. Cost is $20, $18 for "locals" and transit users with proof. There will be free shuttles from beach lots 7, 8 and 9.

You must weigh between 60 and 250 pounds to do this. Get your tickets at 1601 Ocean Front Walk, near the zip line platform. More info is here.


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And please, while you're up there, try not to barf on the folks below: #zipfoul.

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