In early August 2019 Friedi did a truly unique highline show above the Street Theatre Festival in the Russian city of Perm:
He balanced a total distance of 955m on a slackline that went from the City theatre (art) to the legislative assembly (government), making it a symbolic walk with more than 50000 people watching.
Because both buildings by themselves were too low for such a long slackline, THREE cranes had to be added to keep the safe height above the streets, making it a completely unprecedented rigging challenge for Friedi and his team.
But they mastered it, working hard by day and night and pulled off an incredible show, during which Friedi had to show true multi-tasking skills.
He not only walked over the highline, but also showed some crazy tricks and dance moves, and was on top of it all interviewed and interacted with the audience the entire time during his walk. They called him the Sky-Knight, and the costume shows why…