26-year-old Spencer Seabrooke set out to break the world record for the longest free solo slackline ever, on August 2, 2015. He decided to walk the 210-foot gap at the North Gully of Squamish’s Stawamus Chief Mountain without any safety equipment. When asked about his thoughts regarding the extreme sports lack of safety regulations, he stated:
I accept the fact that something could happen. But I would rather live my life doing what I want to do, instead of living in fear.