Attempting to walk backwards on a tightrope over a ravine while blindfold is never a good idea. But that  didn't stop a Dawa Zi acrobat named Aisikaier from trying. Unfortunately, things got a little tricky once he reached towards the end of the 700-meter tightrope:

Amazingly, Aisikaier survived the endeavor despite falling nearly 200 metres. According to the BBC, the acrobat managed to walk away and suffered only minor injuries. But we're betting that his ego was the one that was really hurting.