"Highlining has a ton of metaphors for life actually. A big one is it's a very clear reaction to what you're movements, or something you're doing. It's very clear that what you're doing is affecting your surroundings. That directly translates into life - What you do affects where you are and what is about you. What you're doing is affecting where you're at. So be aware of yourself. Highlining teaches you that, it teaches you how to be aware."
- Jerry Miszewski
On October 6th 2013, after one week of attempts, Jerry Miszewski walked a 704 ft long highline. No one had even walked a 500ft or 600 ft highline at the time.
This is a small insight of what what went into this monumental project. Listen to this unedited segment from out interview for more on what went into this project: soundcloud.com/grantimus/jerry-on-his-704-ft-highline
If you like hearing Jerry talk about life and slacklining as much as I do, this another video you might be interested in: vimeo.com/31639331
If you're interested to learn more about slackline and what gear you need to get to get started, look into Jerry's business where he designs and distributes the best gear in the world: BalanceCommunity.com
The best way to start highlining is to meet up with other highliners and learn first hand. Check out the slackliner database to find keen slackliners in your area: balancecommunity.com/Slackliner-Database
The Music used is "She Smiles While She Sleeps" by Arliss Parker and "Georgia" by Dum Spiro Spero
The idea and stoke to document this project, as well as the thumbnail artwork, largely came from Travis Burke: travisburkephotography.com
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