Luckily, the tourist survived. Faroese news webpage JN.fo reports that the tourist received some form of injury from the accident and that he/she was taken to the national hospital in Tórshavn.
About a year ago, four friends from the Netherlands decided to embark on their wildest adventure. They wanted to be the first ever to highline in the Faroe Islands. One of the highliners, Tom Peek, said they chose the Faroe Islands because it provided a new landscape, culture and environment for highlining.