Reinhard Kleindl
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High wire artists take Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls in their stride

Two high wire artists have negotiated a successful crossing of the Victoria Falls on the Zambia-Zimbabwe border - the culmination of two years spent in training.

Student Lukas Irmler, 26, from Germany, and 34-year-old journalist Reinhard Kleindl from Austria, used a slack line slung across the face of the spectacular falls, known locally as ''the smoke that thunders''.

Saskia O'Donoghue reports.

  • 09 Nov 2014
  • From the section Africa
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