Samar Farooqui

Samar Farooqui is a professional adventurer and a slackliner who has been unlocking the potential of human balance for a decade. Educated in Adventure Tourism from New Zealand, Farooqui is a pioneering figure for slacklining and highlining in India and the current “free solo highline” record holder of India. His journey on the slackline has been a centre of focus for many newspaper articles and TV shows in India and New Zealand. He is also the brain and brawn behind India’s only highline festival as well as India’s only trickling competition. Farooqui has travelled across the world to spread the sport of slacklining and highlining, teaching, conducting workshops, and performing for people from all walks of life, from corporate honchos to Syrian refugee kids.