Philippe Petit

On August 7th, 1974 Philippe Petit danced along a wire between the Twin Towers
for 45 minutes, this is the most beautiful thing i've ever heard.

"Shortly after 7:15 a.m., without hesitation, Petit stepped off the South Tower and onto his 3/4" 6x19 IWRC steel cable. The 24-year-old Petit made eight crossings between the still unfinished towers, a quarter mile above the sidewalks of Manhattan, in an event that lasted about 45 minutes. During that time, in addition to walking, he sat on the wire, gave knee salute and, while lying on the wire, dialogued with a seagull which circled above his head."

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