The Times of Israel reports: Heather Larsen has slacklined some intimidating heights, balancing, twisting and even bending into yoga poses on narrow webbing stretched between cliffs and over canyons.
But Monday’s morning tippy-toed walk across a 20-meter-long line situated 30 meters (almost 100 feet) above the ancient stones of Jerusalem’s medieval Tower of David Museum, was Larsen’s “most historical” walk yet.
“This one is pretty much at the top of the list at this point,” said Larsen, who has also highlined in Tasmania and Bosnia, in addition to locations in her home state of Colorado.
It wasn’t the first time a tightrope walker toed a line in Jerusalem’s Old City. The last time was in 1987, when Phillippe Petit, whose Twin Tower act was chronicled in the 2015 film “The Walk,” walked a slackline pulled taut between buildings situated in the Arab and Jewish Quarters.
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