Famed high-wire artist and climber known for his incredible feats of balance. He catapulted to fame among mainstream audiences after appearing onstage with Madonna during the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show.
He graduated from Humboldt State University, where he was valedictorian of his class.
He took home the top prize at the Slackline World Cup each year from 2008 to 2012.
He got engaged to Hayley Ann Ashburn in December 2012.
He and Philippe Petit are two of the most notable high-wire artists of the modern era.