slacklining

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slacklining

An extreme sport of a similar nature to tightrope walking, but which adds a second dimension of danger in that the walker must maintain his or her balance on a slack line (as opposed to a taut one), thereby increasing the risk of falls (and death).
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This weekend, in fact, Firstborn, who is still in his early twenties, is going to do some 'highlining' - a sport deemed too difficult and dangerous for anyone but the most experienced slackliners to do.
The spectacular images show him performing the dangerous craze of highlining - tightrope walking at some of the world's most terrifying locations.
But he insists highlining is about finding peace and "losing himself" and he's not an adrenaline junkie.Well, he wouldn't want to be tripping at that height.
But denying he's just looking for the next adrenaline rush, Heinz insists highlining is about finding peace and "losing himself".