Short film. Hayley - 90 seconds about fear.

Update  :  'Hayley' was Staff picked and has 180K views on Vimeo and 160K views on Fubiz. It has been shown on various TV outlets and featured o

n uncountable blogs. The film is now doing a festival round starting at the Telluride Mountain film festival, Mountain film tour, Women's Adventure Film Tour among others.

Thanks to everyone who shared this film and the involved in making it! 


Before walking a 52 meter highline at 2800 altitude in midst winter, I asked Hayley about fear. She replied with her favorite quote. 

A short film about Hayley Ashburn, filmed in the Torri del Vajolet, set to the hypnotizing soundtrack Tristana by Nils Frahm.

Directed by Stian Smestad 

Athlete Hayley Ashburn 

Music Nils Frahm «Tristana»

Produced by 

Pinc Solutions 


Timeline Productions 

Adidas Outdoor

Dop Jo Eken Torp

Camera operators Max Reichel Franz Hinterbrander

Cineflex Irmin Kerck 

Sound recording Roland Winkler

Sound design Andy Carroll 

Grade & Opening title The Mill NYC 

End titles Eirik Fjerdingstad 

Edit and interview by Stian Smestad

Special thanks 

Edward Grann, Nils Frahm, Christina Voellinger, Roland Symons Manners McDade Artist Management, Erased Tapes Music, The Mill NYC, Scott Rogers, Jill Kuz, Michael Meisl, Anna Adamson, Sarah Grey Andreas «The Hoff» Keller.