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an acrobat who performs in the air (as on a rope or trapeze)

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Taking their dues from the likes of Swedish troupe Cirkus Cirkor and our own NoFit State Circus, the cutting-edge company of international circus artists - acrobats, aerialists, musicians and stuntmen - created a unique and intimate performance full of heartfelt humour and emotional honesty.
While Selden enjoyed many triumphs as an aerialist, he also suffered his share of tragedies.
Aerialist Nik Wallenda's tightrope walk over a gorge near the Grand Canyon drew nearly 13 million viewers to the live television broadcast.
Washington, June 24 ( ANI ): Nik Wallenda, an American aerialist, completed a 1,500-foot high-wire walk across Grand Canyon live on Discovery Channel.
Baltimore-area native Buffy Hornung, who has performed as a dancer and aerialist internationally, co-produces the Party Animals with her husband Mark Allen Ruegg, and performs as one of the Silk Sisters during their high-energy concerts.
95, 10 minutes) is inspired by the daredevil feat of French aerialist Philippe Petit's 1974 high wire walk between the World Trade Center towers.
The pioneer aerialist and outspoken activist Christian Fletcher is now aligned with the NHS Santa Cruz program.
When the prowling aerialist senses the faint echoes bouncing off one of these prey, he turns toward the target, quickens his chirp rate, and homes in for the kill.
If I had written this column after Veronica Brenner and Deidra Dionne had won their freestyle aerialist ski jump it would have been about simple awe.
Most prominent of the hundred or so Russians working the Strip is Vladimir Kekhaial, an aerialist in the Stardust's "Enter the Night" show.
It promises to thrill audiences with its innovative balancing acts and acrobatics, pyramids, aerialist acts, jugglers and much more.
She did sign up for circus classes ("I trained extensively,'' she said) and was first hired as an aerialist and dancer by the well-known Circus Gatti.
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER GORGE -- Florida aerialist Nik Wallenda completed a tightrope walk that took him a quarter mile over the Little Colorado River Gorge in northeastern Arizona on Sunday.
HIGH FLYER Aerialist Jackie Armstrong VETERAN Zippo's Circus Ringmaster Norman Barrett MBE GAME FOR A LAUGH Zippo''s Circus.
Aerialist and instructor Kathy Merritt offered me a giant fluffy boa that looked so good with my outfit that I raced off to find one of the photogs present to snap my new look, but Kathy ran after me and said I unfortunately could not take it from the costume department.