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Freddy Nock: Swiss stuntman sets 7 world records in 7 days

Bragging rights are a sweet thing if you have them, but they sure come at a high prize for some - no pun intended!

Freddy Nock is a Swiss stuntman who braced himself to set no less than seven world records in seven days! This brave individual ended up achieving his goal.

He has risked his life for the sake of a higher cause: it was Freddy Nock's aim to raise money for a UNESCO education fund by going beyond what anyone else has ever done. That is in terms of height above ground and distance traveled. On a tightrope. Completely unsecured. All the while entertaining people like you and me.

Check out some highlights of Freddy Nock's breathtaking journey to some of the Alps' highest peaks in Germany, Austria and Switzerland:

Zugspitze: longest and highest wire walk above sea level without a balancing pole

Freddy Nock - Zugspitze(Photograph copyright Freddy Nock
 

Corvatsch: longest and highest altitude uphill wire walk

Freddy Nock on Corvatsch(Photograph copyright Freddy Nock
 

Jungfraujoch: highest altitude wire walk at 3454 m above sea - forward and backward!

Freddy Nock on Jungfraujoch(Photograph copyright martinkeller.ch)
 

What do you think Freddy Nock should attempt next?

 

Dimitri Burkhard

As the founder, editor and community manager of Newly Swissed, Dimitri owns the strategic vision. He is passionate about storytelling and is a member of the Swiss Travelwriters Club.

Dimitri loves discovering new trends and covers architecture, design, start-ups and tourism.

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