Man Walks The Highest Ever Wire - Video

19 March 2014, 10:50

Andy Lewis walked the line 4000 above the ground.

The 27 year old daredevil walked across a 12 metre tightrope between two hot air balloons.

The slackliner, known as Sketchy Andy, broke the record above the Nevada Desert near Las Vegas.

"I will have a lot of self-doubt before I walk the line" said the American ahead of his stunt "but the nerves turned into excitement and the excitement turned into focus and I love walking when it's a challenge the most."

After the tightrope walk, parachute-wearing Lewis simply jumps off into the air and safely lands on the ground.
"The skydive was a release after the tension of the high line," he said. "Falling is so easy compared to high lining. It's like a victory dance."

Watch the incredible video above.


Nick Knowles is releasing an album

Nick Knowles Is Releasing An Album And We Were Not Expecting This

Jessica Ennis Second Child Asset

Jessica Ennis Welcomes Her Second Child And The Name Is Adorable!

Lisa Riley

Ex-'Emmerdale' Star Lisa Riley Wants To Join 'Corrie''

Strictly Come Dancing Asset

Strictly Celebrates Triumphant Return As Tears And Cheeky Moments Thrill Fans