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
Paignton Zoo Mali, the <B20-year-old orangutan, caught on camera as she walks a tightrope
around 20ft from the ground.
walkers also sometimes use heavy poles which improve muscle tone in the arms.
In 1974, Petit, now 63, broke into the Twin Towers and tightrope
walked between them, approximately 1,368 ft above the ground.
Nik, 34, said that this latest event will be the fulfillment of a lifelong dream to walk at such a great height as well as a chance to honour his great grandfather, the legendary Karl Wallenda, who died after falling from a tightrope
in Puerto Rico in 1978.
The self-proclaimed 'King of the High Wire', Nik Wallenda, has announced plans to tightrope
walk across a section of the Grand Canyon, without a harness.
The 68-year old walked across the 1,300ft tightrope
for around half an hour on Saturday.
A DAREDEVIL has become the first person to walk on a tightrope
1,800 feet across the brink of Niagara Falls.
A daredevil was flying high yesterday after walking across Niagara Falls on a tightrope
More than 100,000 people are expected to gather for Nik Wallenda's historic attempt tonight to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope
, amid speculation he will take off the safety harness his TV sponsor insists he must use.
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.