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Review: Above & Beyond wonderful on new single 'Tightrope' Special

Trance group Above & Beyond have released their new track, their euphoric single "Tightrope," featuring Marty Longstaff on vocals.

French daredevil dies after fall from balloon

Drome - A French stuntman famous for his wing-suit work, sky-diving, BASE-jumping and tightrope walking has died while preparing for another stunt.

Video: Nik Wallenda completes Chicago skyscraper tightrope walks

Chicago - Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda, 35, completed two skyscraper high-wire walks on live TV Sunday evening: The first walk at more than 500 ft over the Chicago River, and the second blindfolded, without a safety net or a harness.

Photos: Kidogo the gorilla performs tightrope-walking acrobatics

Kidogo, a 12-year-old silverback gorilla, gave an unexpected demonstration of tightrope-walking skills at the Krefeld Zoo, Germany. Keepers had provided the gorilla with a tightrope to hang from, but to their amazement, he began walking on the rope.

Video: Chinese tightrope walkers set world record

A Chinese tightrope walker Adil Hoshur, together with his assistants, has created a new world record for walking along a 1,400 meter-long wire.

Video: Dean Potter, slackline walker, crosses Enshi Grand Canyon

A slackline walker, Dean Potter, crossed the Enshi Grand Canyon in China's Hubei Province on a rope just 2 centimeters thick. The American crossed a distance of 40 m (132 ft) in about 2 minutes at a dizzying height of 1,800m (5905 ft) above sea level.

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