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