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Fabian Rupprecht completes an 807-meter-high walk across a 25-meter-long highline over Angel Falls in Venezuela.
courtesy Bernhard Zunkel, SOURCE
Bernhard WItz prepares to cross the highline at Angel Falls
courtesy Bernhard Zunkel, SOURCE
A view down Angel Falls, more than 800 meters to its base.
courtesy Bernhard Zunkel, SOURCE
After completing the highline, the group rappelled down the face of the mountain beside the falls.
courtesy Bernhard Zunkel, SOURCE

Highliners complete first line across world's highest waterfall

Posted: Jul 03, 2013 07:30 pm EDT

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 (By Markian Hawryluk) Most people see the iconic Angel Falls in Venezuela from its base after a long canoe trip or perhaps from the air in a plane or helicopter. Nobody has seen the view that Bernhard Witz, Fabian Rupprecht and Helmar Fasold can claim. In April, the three rigged a slackline across the world's highest waterfall, completing a dizzying 807-meter-high walk across the 25-meter-long highline in both directions. “It is a feeling beyond words when, feeling free as the wind, you start...

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