Sonya Iverson (United States)
Sonya uses slacklining to connect people and draw attention to important issues. Her project, Crossing Lines, draws on the artistic and playful nature of slacklining to change the conversation about the Middle East by hosting highline festivals in Iran and teaching slacklining to refugees in Lebanon. She has taught slacklining and highlining at Move Copenhagen since 2014 and worked with Move on projects like the Gadeidrættens Dag Bella Sky Highline Performance in 2015. President of the International Slackline Association, Sonya has spent the past few years traveling to slackline gatherings around the world to represent the association and assist with festival organization.