tightrope walking


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walking on a tightrope or slack rope

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Slacklining, pioneered by Potter, involves a slightly looser rope than tightrope walking, and is considered a greater challenge.
A oversee the rips out the old the place a work in the 7pm Juggling, tightrope walking, trampolines, rings of fire and a ballerina doing a pirouette on a dancer's head and arm - I kid you not - are just some of the amazing feats from the Guangdong Acrobatic Troupe of China.
JUGGLING, lion-taming and tightrope walking were the order of the day at this year's Northumberland Young Farmers County Rally.
The rites that accompany the festivity vary from place to place, ranging from leaping over fires and streams in Iran to tightrope walking, leaving lit candles at house doors, traditional games such as horse racing or the traditional wrestling practised in Kyrgyzstan.
00pm) Documentary following Dean Potter, a man who enjoys an extreme form of tightrope walking.
9pm) Documentary following Dean Potter, a man who enjoys extreme slacklining, a dangerous variation on tightrope walking that he completes without a pole or safety harness.
This year's ball is sponsored by North East computer business Moblix and it will have a circus theme, with people dressed as clowns in gowns or tightrope walking.
The tension between them made tightrope walking look like Sunday in SoHo.
All these images - of wrestling, tightrope walking, hula-hooping, almost but not quite falling from sight - seem to be about keeping one's feet, with elegance and struggle; about maintaining a tricky and mysterious balance.
Just trying to learn to stand in one spot, without crutches, was like tightrope walking.
New features include tightrope walking, parallel bar swinging and a hand-to-hand stealth attack.
A ban had been imposed on tightrope walking over Niagara Falls since the Great Blondin took his last walk.
Using a mix of ballet alongside world-class acrobatics including juggling, tightrope walking, trampolines, rings of fire and a ballerina doing a pirouette on a dancer's head and arm, this is a very different version of Swan Lake to any conventional take on the classic tale.
Set to Tchaikovsky's luscious score and using a mix of ballet alongside world-class acrobatics including juggling, tightrope walking, trampolining, rings of fire and a ballerina doing a pirouette on a dancer's head and arm, this is a very different version of Swan Lake to any conventional take on the classic tale.
Summary: A man has broken a Guinness World Record for tightrope walking after living above Beijing's Bird's Nest Stadium for 60 days.