Friday, June 15, 2012

Nik Wallenda at Niagara = Philippe Petit at the Twin Towers

Man on Wire - the Philippe Petit story told in an Oscar winning movie in 2008 (trailer below)
Philippe Petit - 1974 - at the World Trade Center
no TV, no tether, no permit, no crowds, no sponsors
Nik Wallenda - 2012 - media circus, tethered, permitted, sponsored

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