tightrope walking

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walking on a tightrope or slack rope

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JUGGLERS, acrobats, tight-rope walkers and magicians are among a line-up of acts that will perform at a circus in Bahrain.
Yet, more than the exciting heists, shootouts, kidnappings, tight-rope acrobatics, and newfound Grisha powers, what sets this text apart from other reprisals is the continued depth woven into its complex characters; readers learn far more of each individual's past and personal turmoil as new family connections are uncovered and romantic relationships both blossom and stumble.
Clowning around was encouraged at the Bluecoat Gallery when daring youngsters at the Liverpool arts centre had a go at stilt walking, tight-rope walking and unicycling.
There is tight-rope walking, sliding down bannisters, lock picking, not to mention hidden doorways and a flooding torture chamber.
Cowell said he did not find out until Monday that Jules and Matisse's act - in which viewers also saw dog Skippy - had involved another collie called Chase, who did the tight-rope walking highlight.
It left Boro walking a disciplinary tight-rope but it set the heavy metal mood music.
SCOTLAND coach Stuart McCall has warned that Croatia still have plenty of quality to call upon for tomorrow's final World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park even if they do rest some players who are walking a disciplinary tight-rope.
SCOTLAND coach Stuart McCall has warned Croatia still have plenty of quality to call upon for tomorrow's final World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park - even if they do rest some players who are walking a disciplinary tight-rope.
Queen Victoria paid a visit in 1858 and admonished the Lord Mayor, Sir John Ratcliffe, following the death of a woman killed in an accident involving walking a tight-rope during a fete in the park.
Their second annual event has been filled with all kinds of fabulous fun -- with masters of hula hoops, unicycles, tight-rope walking, fire breathing and bucket drumming abound.
Other highlights included two wonderful pieces of prose and poetry from Neath Port Talbot Young Writers' Squad and Organised KAOS Youth Circus Company showed just how varied the talent in this part of the world is with impressive tight-rope comedy and juggling.
7th - Par 4, 461-yards: A tight-rope walk of a par 4 played along the sea cliff top.
Being an elected government, we are walking a tight-rope, balancing the public's expectations and the economic rationale of reducing subsidies on energy" he added.
Full of high spirits he twirls sticks, pirouettes, break-dances, tangos and salsas, cartwheels and tight-rope walks before the astonished, amazed and astounded animals.
He has to learn to modify his game when he picks up a yellow card because he is walking a tight-rope after that.