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Levitation Platform

Description: For this activity‚ a person sits or stands on a platform as it is raised into the air by the rest of the group. The platform is attached to two pulley systems operated by the group in order to pull the person on the platform into the air. If the group does not communicate here‚ it might be an uncomfortable ride for the person on the platform as it rocks from side to side.

Examples of Inclusive Options:

  • Allowing an individual to sit enables the element to be adapted to the individual's comfort level.

    This photo shows a girl wearing a harness and helmet.  As she stands on the levitation platform‚ her teammates pull on ropes‚ hoisting her up off the ground.
    Group participants lift their teammate off of the ground on the levitation platform. Photo courtesy of Challenge Options.

    This photo shows a girl in a harness and helmet as she swings on the levitation platform.  Her teammates are keeping her hoisted into the air as they pull on ropes.
    A challenge participant takes a ride on the levitation platform. Photo courtesy of Challenge Options.


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