There’s slacklining in your backyard, and then there’s walking a piece of half-mile-long piece of webbing strung between two high-rise buildings across a river. Estonian slackliner Jaan Roose prefers the latter. In his latest stunt across the New Meuse river in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, he walked one of the longest and steepest urban highlines ever – the anchors had a 130-foot height difference.
Teton Gravity Research and HBO have teamed up to bring you the all-new documentary film series Directed by Steve and Todd Jones, EDGE OF THE EARTH brings you an immersive blend of action-adventure sport, travel journal, and nature documentary, following four different groups of elite action-adventure athletes on four unique, never-before accomplished missions within undiscovered realms of nature. Starting with an Alaskan winter ski and snowboard expedition, reaching the heights of a first
Marc-André Leclerc’s death in 2018 sent shockwaves through the climbing and greater action sports community. He was a visionary and an iconoclast who climbed solely for the love of the sport and his impact on climbing will be felt for many years to come. Prior to his passing, Marc-André had spotted an unclimbed route on the east face of the legendary Torre-Egger peak in the Southern Patagonian Icefield as he rapelled from a nearby route called Titanic. He made plans to climb this route with
French freediver Arnaud Jeraud just broke his own world record for deepest freedive at 120 meters at the prestigious Vertical Blue competition in the Bahamas. His 3 minute 34 second dive was done using bi-fins, a discipline he has specialized in. While the breath hold period might not actually be that long, it’s the crushing pressure of the 120-meter depth that really does it. Besides, the first thing that crossed my mind when watching this was “man…it’s so dark down