Eugene's Blog Posts Tagged 'highlining' (2)

Finding Tranquility on a Slackline

When he's not taking shots of mountain bikers in the summer, you'll probably find photographer Fabrice Wittner near a slackline. He says that the sport rules his summers, not just as a subject for photography, but because it is one of his many passions. As you can see from his shots, slacklining requires an immense amount of balance and strength, as well as incredibly steady nerves.

"The reach of balance is a constant fight that we bring to a next level…


Added by Eugene on January 17, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

I Believe I Can Fly

Sébastien Montaz-Rosset and his crew are self-professed pioneers of highlining, a combination of rock climbing, slacklining and tightrope walking. Unlike a tightrope in high tension, the highline has more slack and is easily susceptible to wind, along with any small shift in weight. Falls happen often and those involved prefer to use a fall leash… Continue

Added by Eugene on October 31, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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