I get a touch of vertigo from time to time, usually when I get close to the edge of something tall. Or if I see someone else getting close to the edge of something tall.
So…I almost passed out watching this. (Full-screen and HD are a MUST!)
That’s Théo Sanson, who calls himself a “professional slackliner.” At first, I thought that sounded sort of silly (or maybe just a bit over the top). But after watching this, I’m going to go ahead and let him have that one. (Also, nice use of “Ecstasy of Gold.”)
On November 15, 2015, Théo Sanson walked nearly 500 meters on a slackline rigged from The Rectory to Castleton Tower in Castle Valley, Utah – likely a new world record.
Watching Théo spend what seemed like an hour of complete focus and determination, several hundred feet above the ground with nothing but 1″ of high tech webbing below his feet was mind melting. Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought a slackline of this length, of this exposure, was possible.