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a tightrope very high above the ground

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just minutes before the anticipated start of his high-wire feat, Wallenda, who lives in Florida, said the chilly conditions in Chicago would not stall him.
The 34-year-old is a seventh-generation high-wire artist and is part of the famous 'Flying Wallendas' circus family, who are no stranger to death-defying feats, it added.
And, of course, thousands will be in St George's Square as it plays host to the main event with the high-wire show Walk To The Stars at 7.
A long-standing ban on such stunts in and around Niagara Falls has meant that no one has attempted a high-wire walk there in more than 100 years.
A CITY businessman launched a high-wire act to raise money for cancer carers.
HIGH-WIRE FOREST ADVENTURE Nationwide BUDDING Tarzans can go ape with a high-wire trip featuring rope bridges, trapezes and zip wires in the treetops.
Atwell of Chicago, shows a dainty high-wire walker who went by the name of Herberta "Slats" Beeson.
Circus high-wire walker Goussein Khamdoullaev came to theWelsh city four years ago with the famous Moscow State Circus.
Pasquette, 39, is one of the world's top high-wire artists.
Fearless high-wire walker Abudusataer Wujiabudula edged his way along a 1000- yard wire to claim the title.
All of which contributes to a great atmosphere from the first moment that multi-talented clown Henry - also one third of the heart-stopping high-wire Ayala Troupe - steps into the ring to the last hand clap.
In his first studio album, the singer-guitarist, often using a battered, sweet-sounding Strat, provides high-wire thrills and Otis Rush-inspired trills in eight originals, together with welcome readings of such classics as the Boxtops' ``The Letter'' and the Meters' ``People Say.
Backed by a hearty jazz combo, Freelon sang her own compositions as well as new arrangements of Holiday's songs, turning one after another into vocal high-wire acts.
I am not intending to lose it, but it is a bit of a high-wire act just at the moment, I accept that," he said during his monthly Press conference.
Kalmanson said circus-related claims have been across the board, including tent fires, faulty high-wire rigging, motorcycle gas leaks in patrons' eyes and injuries caused by clowns.