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Philippe Petit:
The journey across the high wire

TED2012 · 19:07 · Filmed Mar 2012
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Philippe Petit: The journey across the high wire
19:07 · Filmed March 2012 at TED2012 · Subtitles available in 22 languages

Even a death-defying magician has to start somewhere. High-wire artist Philippe Petit takes you on an intimate journey from his first card trick at age 6 to his tightrope walk between the Twin Towers.

High-wire artist
High-wire artist Philippe Petit surprised the world when he walked illegally between the Twin Towers in 1974. Full bio
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