Jaan Roose is one of the world’s best slackliners. On August 8, 2022, he showed off his incredible balance – and balls of steel – by slacklining between two buildings and across Rotterdam’s river Mass. The 2cm (.78″) wide slackline measured nearly 500 feet long, with a 24% grade at its steepest angle.
Stephen Robinson of 52 Skillz met up with experts to help learn two new abilities – slacklining and yo-yo tricks. The resulting video is a great bit of storytelling, and will immediately be relatable to anyone who has ever been frustrated by learning a new skill.