The trio tackled the course high above the Dehang canyon in the country's central Hunan Province. Amazingly, they completed the challenge without any safety nets and carried only a balance bar in order to maintain their positions high above the floor below. In fact, they were some 350 metres above the ground, making the activity and achievement all the more remarkable to those who watched from either side.
Pictures showed Mr Hoshur come face to face with one his disciples halfway across the wire and perform a tricky manoeuvre in order to pass. While one tightrope walker laid on his back on the wire, Mr Hoshur stepped on to his chest and across the other side to complete the tense stunt.
Tightrope walking hit the headlines in June this year when a man from the famous Wallenda family of daredevils crossed a 550-metre wire across Niagara Falls. Nik Wallenda braved heavy wind and spray from the water below to complete the iconic and jaw-dropping challenge.
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