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Highliners Take a Hammock Break in the Italian Alps

Extreme athletes take slacklining to a new level during the International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana, Misurina, in the northern Italian Alps.
Image: International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana
Extreme athletes rest in a hammock on a webbing stretched between rocks during the International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana, near Misurina, in the northern Italian Alps, Italy, on Sept. 7.Balazs Mohai / EPA

Extreme athletes rest in hammocks on webbing stretched between rocks during the International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana, near Misurina, in the northern Italian Alps on Sept. 8, in these photos released on Wednesday.

Extreme athletes rest in hammocks during the International Highline Meeting in Monte Piana, near Misurina, in the northern Italian Alps on Sept. 8.Balazs Mohai / EPA