Slackline athlete sets new Asian record

Chinese slackline athlete Shi Linhai set a new Asian record for walking on a slackline high above the Yellow River in North China’s Shanxi province on June 2, 2024. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

A Chinese slackline athlete set a new Asian record for walking on a slackline high above the Yellow River in North China’s Shanxi province on Sunday.

Shi Linhai, the athlete, walked barefoot for 569 meters on the slackline 186 meters above the water surface in Yuncheng city, beating his previous record.