Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

1. Faith Dickey has become one of the world’s best highliners, seen here inching across a tightrope in Utah.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

2. Faith has over 300 highlines under her belt and has taken on everything from a WWII in Berlin to a 400 year old church in Poland.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

3. Faith, who has only been highlining for four years, said: If I had a dollar for every time someone has called me crazy.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

4. The Texan has already broken all previous female highlining records – including the highest free solo walk of any woman

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

5. Incredibly, despite the risks involved in highlining, Faith has only ever injured herself while slacklining – just a few feet of the ground.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

6. Highlining becomes dangerous when you practice free solo, which is walking with no security she explains.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

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Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

8. After just five months of highlining I broke all the previous female world records, which were longest highline walked in Moab.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey



9. She said: I want to continue being a professional highliner for a few more years, pursuing it full force.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey

10. Naturally I have hopes for a family but later in life. Highlining with a baby on your hip doesn’t sound very easy.

Record breaking highline and slackline walker Faith Dickey