icon bookmark-bicon bookmarkicon cameraicon checkicon chevron downicon chevron lefticon chevron righticon chevron upicon closeicon v-compressicon downloadicon editicon v-expandicon fbicon fileicon filtericon flag ruicon full chevron downicon full chevron lefticon full chevron righticon full chevron upicon gpicon insicon mailicon moveicon-musicicon mutedicon nomutedicon okicon v-pauseicon v-playicon searchicon shareicon sign inicon sign upicon stepbackicon stepforicon swipe downicon tagicon tagsicon tgicon trashicon twicon vkicon yticon wticon fm

Daredevil falls from 1,000m tightrope in stomach-turning VIDEO

Daredevil falls from 1,000m tightrope in stomach-turning VIDEO
A Norwegian daredevil had a shocking close call when he slipped during a death-defying walk on a tightrope suspended 1,000 meters high above two cliffs in Kjerag, Norway.

Drone footage shows the moment Espen Hatleskog loses his balance on the tightrope and tumbles off into a terrifying plunge. Luckily, his safety rope saves him from plummeting back to earth, and he is left suspended in the air.

Also on rt.com Russia’s ‘Lord of the Cold’ sets extreme record leaping half-naked from a plane (VIDEO)

After pulling himself back onto the tightrope, Hatleskog sits for a few minutes before standing up again and valiantly continuing on his wobbly path to the other side.

Like this story? Share it with a friend!

Subscribe to RT newsletter to get stories the mainstream media won’t tell you.