Estonian slackliner and Guinness World Records holder, Jaan Roose, on Thursday walked on a rope from Sterling Towers to Onome rig, Marina, Lagos State.
The 31-year-old, known for possessing nerves of steel, is a three-time world champion, a holder of numerous world records and the first athlete to execute a double backflip on a slackline.
Slacklining, not common in Nigeria, is a sport that entails walking on a rope, suspended above the ground, it is often used for balance training, recreation and moving meditation.
Currently in Lagos, Roose is taking his gravity-defying talents to new heights. Suspended on a rope, he navigates train tracks and bridges, turning the state into his own awe-inspiring playground. The record holder partnered with Lagos Government in collaboration with the Lagos Safety Commission to capture the ‘Perfect Lagos Selfie’, from Sterling Tower, Marina Lagos, to the Onome Rig.