After watching him trundle a wheelbarrow across the tightrope
, Blondin asked one of the royals - some reports say that it was the Prince of Wales, others the Duke of Newcastle - if he believed that he could carry a man in the barrow across the tightrope
Ozzyon the tightrope
and (inset) world's biggest ridable motorbike
Despite my gracelessness though, I feel calm and like I've had a good work out and the following day, my calves and core feel nicely stretched out.
However, just hours after completing his tightrope
walk over the canyon in Little Colorado River Navajo Tribal Park Wallenda tweeted that he was heading to New York.
For Nik Wallenda's tightrope
walk, we need to cover the start and finish of the tightrope
and every step in between from multiple angles in a remote area in what may be extreme conditions.
The daredevil says his latest attempt will be a chance to honor his great-grandfather, Karl Wallenda, who died after falling from a tightrope
in Puerto Rico in 1978.
Cochrane walked the 1,300ft long wire without a safety harness and no nets below relying only on his talent, balance and 50 years of experience of tightrope
walking at breathtaking heights
DAREDEVIL: Nik on the tightrope
and, below, gesturing to fans.
and then the 33-year-old from the famous Flying Wallenda family ran the last few metres to the finish in Canada - fulfilling a childhood dream in honour of his hero and great-grandfather, Karl Wallenda, who did his last tightrope
walk in Puerto Rico in 1978 but fell to his death when hit by a sudden wind.
But do you really want to live like a tightrope
walker hovering over the abyss?
What we are witnessing is a brave feat by daredevil tightrope
walker Freddy Nock, a Swiss artist, who has made it his business to make the impossible possible.
Summary: Madrid - A Moroccan tightrope
walker, who called himself "Danger Mustapha", rode, last weekend, a bike over 500 meters on a cable metal hanging in the air between two towers of the city of Benidorm (southern Spain).