This Lebanese Highline Walker Will Definitely Amp Up Your Adrenaline!


Johan Sakr has some pretty epic Instagram pictures that will definitely trigger your fear of heights.

The fearless adventure junkie has walked the tightrope above the great heights of Qadisha Valley, above the sea to the Raouche Rocks, and many other Highline’s challenges around the world.

Ironically, he prefers Lebanon!

“I’ve traveled thousands of kilometers across almost all continents for highlining. I never knew that the best one that I’ll ever walk is a 2-hour drive from my place,” he wrote on Instagram.

He’s also a lover of photography. His photo (of himself walking a line) was featured on the National Geographic Your Shot Instagram page, which has 3.6 million followers.

He is an organizer of the International Lebanon Highline Festival, which gathers the world’s best highliners and world record holders to participate in the activity above Qadisha Valley.

The first festival was held in 2018, followed by the second in 2019. Unfortunately, the third event will be postponed as a result of the pandemic.

In his most recent post he wrote, “Due to the crisis that the whole world is in right now, we’re forced to cancel this year’s Highline gathering. It’s sad not being able to see your friends and the people you love, but I think our planet deserves a break from us. So, until then, stay home, be safe, take the time to prepare for your next adventure, and the mountains will wait.”

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