Philippe Petit

The journey across the high wire

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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.

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Philippe Petit · High-wire artist

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

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