Athletes Cross Highline 100 Metres Above Victoria Falls

BarcroftAdventurePublished: December 19, 2016323 viewsVirality: 1%
Published: December 19, 2016

FIGHTING fierce wind and spray, two athletes fulfill a long-held dream to become the first people to walk a highline across Victoria Falls.

With the force of one of the world’s largest waterfalls behind him, Lukas Irmler and Reinhard Kleindl carefully trod along the thin rope – their mind concentrated on the finish point.

The pair were faced with a difficult line rigged 100m high and 91m long and an additional challenge as the spray from the cascading wall of water doused the line with moisture and made it slippery. But both adventurers managed to complete the daring task.

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