A group of French daredevils, better known as ‘Skyliners’, test the odds by attempting stunts and developing creative new ideas for better ways to flirt with death.
High-wire walkers Phillipe Petit and Alain Robert are the sky walkers, both trained in the art of tightrope walking, both experienced in taking their creative hobby to the limit. Robert has (legally and illegally) scaled some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers and Petit is best known for successfully crossing between NYC's Twin Towers eight times in 1974.
In this video, they are attempting their most creative stunt yet. The goal is to attach two hot air balloons together in the sky by a tight rope. The Skyliners then attempt to walk across the tight rope and ultimately reach the other side. If they fall, they die. No, just kidding. They are, of course, equipped with a parachute in case the inevitable does indeed happen.
This video literally takes your breath away as the Skyliners edge out onto that wire, trying to masterRead More »from French daredevils walk tightrope between two hot air balloons