Davis Hermes is the youngest slackline/highline competitor at GoPro Mountain Games

5th June, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — Davis Hermes is 15 years old and does all the regular teenage kid stuff.Except for this.He loves walking on small straps suspended above rivers and cliffs.It’s called highlining — part of the slacklining world — and his mom, Amy, says she’s fine with it.“Instead of a soccer mom, I’m a slacklining mom,” she said.She was saying this as her beloved offspring was walking over a highline, with Gore Creek raging below him, as kayakers did all sorts of drowning-inducing tricks under the International Bridge.Davis is the youngest slacklining competitor during this weekend’s GoPro Mountain Games in Vail.He does …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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