Loading...

Stunning video: Fearless Chinese tightrope-walkers break world record

64,790 views

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Rating is available when the video has been rented.
This feature is not available right now. Please try again later.
Published on Sep 16, 2012

Chinese tightrope walker Adil Hoshur and two of his apprentices set a new world record after simultaneously walking on a 1,400-metre long wire, China's state television reported.

The walk took place above the Dehang canyon in central China's Hunan Province. Adil Hoshur, 41, was joined by apprentices Ayshem Guli and Shatyr.

They completed the walk 350 metres above ground, without any protection measures. Tightrope walking, or "Darwaz", is a traditional acrobatic art of the Uyghur people in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air

Subscribe to RT! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_c...

Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews
Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com
Follow us on Google+ http://plus.google.com/+RT

RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.

Loading...

Advertisement
When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next.

Up next


to add this to Watch Later

Add to

Loading playlists...