Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Tight rope walker loses footing at 330 feet

saimaiti-aishanShaoyang, China - A Chinese high-wire walker completed a 50-foot stroll between two hot air balloons at 100 feet, but lost his balance trying to repeat the stroll at 330 feet. Saimaiti Aishan, a seventh-generation high wire artist, completed the walk between the balloons at an altitude of 100 feet in Shaoyang, China, but he misstepped while trying to duplicate his success at an altitude of about 330 feet. He managed to grab onto the steel wire and held on until he was returned to safety.  More

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