Kenny Belaey Highlining on a Mountain Bike in the French Alps

You read that headline right— Belgian trialbiker Kenny Belaey successfully pioneered an entirely new and wildly challenging stunt in the mountains: highlining … while riding a mountain bike.

This 9-time world trail biking champion took on quite the challenge in this endeavor—facing an 18-meter slackline, resting over a 112-meter drop, positioned at almost 3000 meters of elevation in the French Alps. Surely, Kenny had to achieve perfect balance to complete this exceptionally difficult task.

While this has pretty much nothing to do with rock climbing, we couldn’t help but share this story of dedication and passion in making this epic pursuit come to life. Watch the world’s first bike to ever ride over a highline:
 

Related: A Reel That’s Nothing Short of Epic

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