Before walking a 52 meter highline at 2800 altitude in midst winter, I asked Hayley Ashburn about fear. She replied with her favorite quote from Frank Herbert’s “Dune”. A short film about Hayley Ashburn, filmed in the Torri del Vajolet, set to the hypnotizing soundtrack Tristana by Nils Frahm.
Directed by Stian Smestad (hellostian.com)
Athlete Hayley Ashburn
Music Nils Frahm «Tristana»
Dop Jo Eken Torp
Cineflex Irmin Kerck
Sound recording Roland Winkler
Sound design Andy Carroll
Grade & Opening title The Mill NYC
End titles Eirik Fjerdingstad
Edit and interview by Stian Smestad
Manners McDade Artist Management
Erased Tapes Music
The Mill NYC
Andreas «The Hoff» Keller
Hayley Ashburn is a practitioner of slackline. She is known to be world champion trickline in 2010 . She made the first crossing of the Finger of Fate highline . She is sponsored by Gibbon .