We have been studying the great Philippe Petit, the man who walked between the Twin Towers on a wire in 1974. In order for us to try and comprehend what an amazing achievement this was, we had a go at tightrope walking ourselves. It was extremely difficult and not one of us could do it without support from others, so we were unable to imagine how skilled Philippe must have been to walk on a wire ¼ of a mile in the sky!


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