An excerpt from Highliners, a documentary in progress by Grant Thompson, features Jerry Miszewski as he describes why he fell in love with the sport. Highlining is a variation on slacklining -- literally walking a line higher above the ground, ideally in a spectacular natural setting. The title of the video is Cherish Your Stoke, and the term is used liberally throughout, so I asked Thompson to define it. "Stoke is a more common way to say passion or enthusiasm amongst these communities," he explained, "when someone is stoked, they are very passionate and dedicated to something." 

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