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RUSSIA-ODDLY/TIGHT-ROPE
RTS2PKN9 
September 07, 2019 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Centre,... 
Moscow, Russia 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers in Moscow 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Centre, also known as "Moskva-City", in Moscow, Russia September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva 
RUSSIA-ODDLY/TIGHT-ROPE
RTS2PKN3 
September 07, 2019 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Centre,... 
Moscow, Russia 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers in Moscow 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Centre, also known as "Moskva-City", in Moscow, Russia September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva 
RUSSIA-ODDLY/TIGHT-ROPE
RTS2PKN0 
September 07, 2019 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Centre,... 
Moscow, Russia 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers in Moscow 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope between skyscrapers of the Moscow International Business Centre, also known as "Moskva-City", in Moscow, Russia September 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY 
USA-ODDLY/
RTSPCX1 
September 25, 2016 
Molly Plunk trains on the tightrope wire at the Aloft Loft circus training and teaching school which... 
Chicago, UNITED STATES 
Molly Plunk trains on the tightrope wire at the Aloft Loft circus training and teaching school which... 
Molly Plunk trains on the tightrope wire at the Aloft Loft circus training and teaching school which was converted from a church, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., September 20, 2016. Picture taken September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young 
USA-ODDLY/
RTSPCWD 
September 25, 2016 
Laura Torres is reflected in a mirror as she practices on the tightrope at the Aloft Loft circus training... 
Chicago, UNITED STATES 
Laura Torres is reflected in a mirror as she practices on the tightrope at the Aloft Loft circus training... 
Laura Torres is reflected in a mirror as she practices on the tightrope at the Aloft Loft circus training and teaching school which was converted from a church, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., September 19, 2016. Picture taken September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young 
BELGIUM-ODD/
RTSO8Z6 
September 18, 2016 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Vidal 
BELGIUM-ODD/
RTSO8Z5 
September 18, 2016 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Vidal 
BELGIUM-ODD/
RTSO8Z4 
September 18, 2016 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Vidal 
BELGIUM-ODD/
RTSO8PL 
September 18, 2016 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels 
A tight rope walker performs on a line between two buildings in Brussels September 18, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Vidal 
JERUSALEM-SLACKLINER/
RTX2CERG 
May 02, 2016 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem's Old City May 2, 2016. Wearing a harness attached to the line, Larsen walked across a 35 meter span and then a 20 meter line inside the courtyard of the ancient museum of Jerusalem's Tower of David, named after the Biblical king. REUTERS/Nir Elias 
JERUSALEM-SLACKLINER/
RTX2CERD 
May 02, 2016 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem's Old City May 2, 2016. Wearing a harness attached to the line, Larsen walked across a 35 meter span and then a 20 meter line inside the courtyard of the ancient museum of Jerusalem's Tower of David, named after the Biblical king. REUTERS/Nir Elias 
JERUSALEM-SLACKLINER/
RTX2CER8 
May 02, 2016 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem's Old City May 2, 2016. Wearing a harness attached to the line, Larsen walked across a 35 meter span and then a 20 meter line inside the courtyard of the ancient museum of Jerusalem's Tower of David, named after the Biblical king. REUTERS/Nir Elias 
JERUSALEM-SLACKLINER/
RTX2CEOT 
May 02, 2016 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem's Old City May 2, 2016. Wearing a harness attached to the line, Larsen walked across a 35 meter span and then a 20 meter line inside the courtyard of the ancient museum of Jerusalem's Tower of David, named after the Biblical king. REUTERS/Nir Elias 
JERUSALEM-SLACKLINER/
RTX2CENS 
May 02, 2016 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem's Old City May 2, 2016. Wearing a harness attached to the line, Larsen walked across a 35 meter span and then a 20 meter line inside the courtyard of the ancient museum of Jerusalem's Tower of David, named after the Biblical king. REUTERS/Nir Elias 
JERUSALEM-SLACKLINER/
RTX2CENQ 
May 02, 2016 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem's Old City May 2, 2016. Wearing a harness attached to the line, Larsen walked across a 35 meter span and then a 20 meter line inside the courtyard of the ancient museum of Jerusalem's Tower of David, named after the Biblical king. REUTERS/Nir Elias 
JERUSALEM-SLACKLINER/
RTX2CEMF 
May 02, 2016 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
Jerusalem, Israel 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum... 
American slackliner Heather Larsen crosses a high wire between two towers at the Tower of David Museum in Jerusalem's Old City May 2, 2016. Wearing a harness attached to the line, Larsen walked across a 35 meter span and then a 20 meter line inside the courtyard of the ancient museum of Jerusalem's Tower of David, named after the Biblical king. REUTERS/Nir Elias TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
INDIA-ODDLY/
RTR4NLKY 
January 30, 2015 
Tightrope walker Siba, 9, is silhouetted against the setting sun as she holds a balancing pole while... 
Allahabad, India 
Tightrope walker Siba, 9, is silhouetted against the setting sun as she holds a balancing pole while... 
Tightrope walker Siba, 9, is silhouetted against the setting sun as she holds a balancing pole while performing on a rope, on the banks of river Ganga in the northern Indian city of Allahabad January 30, 2015. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
CZECH-CULTURE/
RTR4LTHR 
January 17, 2015 
A tightrope walker performs during the official opening ceremony to launch Plzen as 2015 European Capital... 
Plzen, Czech Republic 
A tightrope walker performs during the official opening ceremony to launch Plzen as 2015 European Capital... 
A tightrope walker performs during the official opening ceremony to launch Plzen as 2015 European Capital of Culture in Plzen January 17, 2015. The Czech city of Plzen is one of Europe's rotating culture capitals for this year, with various cultural events hosted throughout the year to raise its profile, according to the European Commission. REUTERS/David W Cerny (CZECH REPUBLIC - Tags: CITYSCAPE ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY POLITICS) 
USA-CHICAGO/WALLENDA
RTR4CK6I 
November 03, 2014 
Daredevil Nik Wallenda starts his walk along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 feet ... 
Chicago, UNITED STATES 
Daredevil Nik Wallenda starts his walk along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 feet ... 
Daredevil Nik Wallenda starts his walk along a tightrope between two skyscrapers suspended 500 feet (152.4 meters) above the Chicago River as a plane flys past in Chicago, Illinois, November 2, 2014. REUTERS/John Gress (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY CITYSCAPE)
BELGIUM-ODDLY/
RTR420IP 
August 11, 2014 
A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels August 11, 2014.... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels 
A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels August 11, 2014. The 102-metre-tall (335-feet-tall) structure and its nine spheres, which was designed for Expo 58, is in the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal, magnified about 165 billion times. REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL) 
BELGIUM-ODDLY/
RTR420IA 
August 11, 2014 
A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels August 11, 2014.... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels 
A tightrope walker performs between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels August 11, 2014. The 102-metre-tall (335-feet-tall) structure and its nine spheres, which was designed for Expo 58, is in the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal, magnified about 165 billion times. REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM - Tags: SOCIETY TRAVEL) 
THAILAND/
RTR3ZSTQ 
July 23, 2014 
Andy Lewis of the USA, also known as "Mr. Slackline" walks on the thin slackline between buildings in... 
Bangkok, Thailand 
Andy Lewis of the USA, also known as "Mr. Slackline" walks on the thin slackline between buildings in... 
Andy Lewis of the USA, also known as "Mr. Slackline" walks on the thin slackline between buildings in central Bangkok July 23, 2014. Lewis walked the distance of 169 meters on a line set between a rooftop and the 55th floor of another building in just over an hour in what organizers said was the world record breaking free solo slacklining event. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY CITYSCAPE TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
BRAZIL-WORLDCUP/
RTR3U5BP 
June 16, 2014 
Vitor Haas concentrates as he sits on a rope before tightrope walking near the Beira-Rio stadium in Porto... 
Porto Alegre, Brazil 
Vitor Haas concentrates as he sits on a rope before tightrope walking near the Beira-Rio stadium in Porto... 
Vitor Haas concentrates as he sits on a rope before tightrope walking near the Beira-Rio stadium in Porto Alegre June 16, 2014. In a project called 'On The Sidelines' Reuters photographers share pictures showing their own quirky and creative view of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. REUTERS/Marko Djurica (BRAZIL - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP SOCIETY) 
BELGIUM/
RTR3MQ6N 
April 26, 2014 
A tightrope walker performs above a canal in Brussels April 26, 2014. Approximately forty-four tightrope... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tightrope walker performs above a canal in Brussels 
A tightrope walker performs above a canal in Brussels April 26, 2014. Approximately forty-four tightrope walkers made an attempt to cross the canal during a performance. REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule (BELGIUM - Tags: SOCIETY) 
BELGIUM/
RTR3MQ6J 
April 26, 2014 
Tightrope walkers perform above a canal in Brussels April 26, 2014. Approximately forty-four tightrope... 
Brussels, Belgium 
Tightrope walkers perform above a canal in Brussels 
Tightrope walkers perform above a canal in Brussels April 26, 2014. Approximately forty-four tightrope walkers made an attempt to cross the canal during a performance. REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule (BELGIUM - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
FRANCE/
RTR3K5HC 
April 06, 2014 
French acrobat Denis Josselin balances on a tightrope as he crosses the Seine river in front of the Austerlitz... 
Paris, France 
French acrobat Denis Josselin balances on a tightrope as he crosses the Seine river in front of the Austerlitz... 
French acrobat Denis Josselin balances on a tightrope as he crosses the Seine river in front of the Austerlitz bridge in Paris, April 6, 2014. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT CITYSCAPE) 
PAKISTAN/
RTR3J8EE 
March 30, 2014 
A stunt woman practices at the Lucky Irani circus in Lahore March 29, 2014. The circus is Pakistan's... 
Lahore, Pakistan 
A stunt woman practices at the Lucky Irani circus in Lahore 
A stunt woman practices at the Lucky Irani circus in Lahore March 29, 2014. The circus is Pakistan's best known circus, set up 44 years ago and touring almost the entire year across the country. It draws significant crowds, especially from the lower-income groups, wherever it goes. Picture taken on March 29, 2014. REUTERS/Mohsin Raza (PAKISTAN - Tags: SOCIETY) 
CHINA/
RTX184GF 
February 02, 2014 
Acrobats perform on a tightrope at a temple fair celebrating the traditional Chinese Spring Festival... 
Beijing, China 
Acrobats perform on tightrope at temple fair celebrating traditional Chinese Spring Festival on third... 
Acrobats perform on a tightrope at a temple fair celebrating the traditional Chinese Spring Festival on the third day of the Chinese Lunar New Year at Daguanyuan park, in Beijing, February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
INDIA
RTX14A09 
October 13, 2013 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope while holding a balancing pole before an effigy of 10-headed demon... 
MARITSAR, India 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope during Dussehra festival celebrations in Amritsar 
A tightrope walker performs on a rope while holding a balancing pole before an effigy of 10-headed demon king Ravana is burnt during Dussehra festival celebrations in the northern Indian city of Amritsar October 13, 2013. Effigies of Ravana are burnt on Dussehra, the Hindu festival that commemorates the triumph of Lord Rama over Ravana, marking the victory of good over evil. REUTERS/Munish Sharma (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY) 
GREECE/
RTX13DYE 
September 09, 2013 
Acrobats on a tightrope cycle towards a telecommunications tower during the annual International Trade... 
Thessaloniki, Greece 
Acrobats on a tightrope cycle towards a telecommunications tower in the city of Thessaloniki 
Acrobats on a tightrope cycle towards a telecommunications tower during the annual International Trade Fair of Thessaloniki in northern Greece September 9, 2013. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis (GREECE - Tags: TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY BUSINESS SOCIETY) 
USA-HIGHWIRE/GRANDCANYON
RTX10YO2 
June 24, 2013 
Daredevil Nik Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end, after walking on a two-inch (5-cm)... 
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER, UNITED STATES 
Daredevil Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end of a steel cable rigged across more than... 
Daredevil Nik Wallenda gives a thumbs-up sign as he nears the end, after walking on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013.
REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT) 
USA-HIGHWIRE/GRANDCANYON
RTX10YNT 
June 24, 2013 
Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres)... 
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER, UNITED STATES 
Daredevil Wallenda walks on a steel cable rigged across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section... 
Daredevil Nik Wallenda walks on a two-inch (5-cm) diameter steel cable rigged 1,400 feet (426.7 metres) across more than a quarter-mile deep remote section of the Grand Canyon near Little Colorado River, Arizona June 23, 2013.
REUTERS/Mike Blake (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
USA-HIGHWIRE-WALLENDA
RTX10QEQ 
June 17, 2013 
High wire walker Nik Wallenda steps along a 1,200 foot-long (366 meter) cable during a practice session... 
Sarasota, UNITED STATES 
High wire walker Nik Wallenda steps along a 1,200 foot-long cable during a practice session in Sarasota,... 
High wire walker Nik Wallenda steps along a 1,200 foot-long (366 meter) cable during a practice session in Sarasota, Florida, June 14, 2013. Wallenda is training for his untethered high wire walk across the Grand Canyon scheduled for June 23. Picture taken June 14, 2013. REUTERS/Steve Nesius (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) 
SLACKLINE/
RTX100AQ 
May 25, 2013 
Professional slackliner Reinhard Kleindl walks a high wire in front of the Frankfurt skyline May 25,... 
Frankfurt, Germany 
Professional slackliner Reinhard Kleindl walks a high wire in Frankfurt 
Professional slackliner Reinhard Kleindl walks a high wire in front of the Frankfurt skyline May 25, 2013. Austrian Kleindl set a world record on Saturday by walking the highest urban high line at 185 meters (607 ft). Picture was taken through a window. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY ENTERTAINMENT) 
RUSSIA/
RTR3DCCW 
February 04, 2013 
Julia, a 6 year-old bear, and Vladimir Shzigorev, of a travelling circus troupe based in Moscow, practises... 
St.Petersburg, Russia 
Julia, a 6 year-old bear, and Vladimir Shzigorev, of a travelling circus troupe based in Moscow, practises... 
Julia, a 6 year-old bear, and Vladimir Shzigorev, of a travelling circus troupe based in Moscow, practises a tightrope walking act during rehearsals at the Circus on Fontanka in St.Petersburg February 1, 2013. The troupe, which has four bears who have completed a three year training programme, will soon perform for the first time in 20 years in Russia's second city. Picture taken February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Alexander Demianchuk (RUSSIA - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS) 
INDIA/
RTR3AQIP 
November 22, 2012 
Raji, a 9-year-old tightrope walker, slides along a rope with her knees places inside an aluminium tin... 
Mumbai, India 
Raji slides along a rope with her knees places inside an aluminium tin for balance during a performance... 
Raji, a 9-year-old tightrope walker, slides along a rope with her knees places inside an aluminium tin for balance during a performance in the financial district in Mumbai, November 22, 2012. Raji and her family set up the tightrope to perform for money on the streets of Mumbai. They can earn up to 500 Indian rupees ($9) on a good day, her mother said. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY) 
INDIA/
RTR3AQIL 
November 22, 2012 
Raji, a 9-year-old tightrope walker, walks on a rope while holding a balancing pole during a performance... 
Mumbai, India 
Raji walks on a rope while holding a balancing pole during a performance in the financial district in... 
Raji, a 9-year-old tightrope walker, walks on a rope while holding a balancing pole during a performance in the financial district in Mumbai, November 22, 2012. Raji and her family set up the tightrope to perform for money on the streets of Mumbai. They can earn up to 500 Indian rupees ($9) on a good day, her mother said. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY) 
USA-WALLENDA/
RTR36L44 
August 10, 2012 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda pumps his fist into the air as he nears the end of his high wire walk over... 
Atlantic City, UNITED STATES 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda pumps his fist into the air as he nears the end of his high wire walk over... 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda pumps his fist into the air as he nears the end of his high wire walk over the California Avenue beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey August 9, 2012. Wallenda's 1500-foot (457.2-meter) walk was watched by thousands of visitors to the famed boardwalk. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY) 
CANADA/
RTR34OJV 
July 07, 2012 
Dare-devil Jay Cochrane walks a tightrope from the Skylon Tower to the Hilton over the city of Niagara... 
Niagara Falls, Canada 
Dare-devil Jay Cochrane walks a tightrope from the Skylon Tower to the Hilton over the city of Niagara... 
Dare-devil Jay Cochrane walks a tightrope from the Skylon Tower to the Hilton over the city of Niagara Falls, Ontario July 6, 2012. Cochrane will make 88 nightly performances this summer. The length of the wire stretches 396 meters (1,300 feet), and the distance to the ground is 177 meters (581 feet), at the end of the walk, its highest point. REUTERS/Doug Benz (CANADA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
USA-NIAGARA/HIGHWIRE
RTR33P3P 
June 16, 2012 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda walks the high wire from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe... 
Niagara Falls, Canada 
Tightrope walker Wallenda walks the high wire over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda walks the high wire from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: SOCIETY) 
USA-NIAGARA/HIGHWIRE
RTR33P38 
June 16, 2012 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda walks the high wire from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe... 
Niagara Falls, Canada 
Tightrope walker Wallenda walks the high wire over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda walks the high wire from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: SOCIETY) 
USA-NIAGARA/HIGHWIRE
RTR33P2Y 
June 16, 2012 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda pumps his fist as he reaches the end of his tight rope walk from the U.S.... 
Niagara Falls, Canada 
Tightrope walker Wallenda walks the high wire over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda pumps his fist as he reaches the end of his tight rope walk from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario June 15, 2012. Wallenda, a member of the famed "Flying Wallendas" family of aerialists, completed a historic tightrope crossing through the mist over Niagara Falls Gorge on Friday, stepping from a 2-inch wire onto safe ground in Canada to wild cheers from a crowd of thousands. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill (CANADA - Tags: SOCIETY) 
USA-NIAGARA/
RTR33P2U 
June 15, 2012 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda walks the high wire from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe... 
Niagara Falls, Canada 
Tightrope walker Wallenda walks the high wire over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls 
Tightrope walker Nik Wallenda walks the high wire from the U.S. side to the Canadian side over the Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (CANADA - Tags: SOCIETY) 
USA/
RTR32GZP 
May 22, 2012 
Nik Wallenda practices for his upcoming wire walk over the horseshoe falls, at the Seneca Niagara Casino... 
Niagara Falls, UNITED STATES 
Nik Wallenda practices for his upcoming wire walk over the horseshoe falls, at the Seneca Niagara Casino... 
Nik Wallenda practices for his upcoming wire walk over the horseshoe falls, at the Seneca Niagara Casino parking lot in Niagara Falls, New York May 22, 2012. Despite Wallenda's protest, it was announced yesterday that he will wear a tether for the June 15 walk, amid concerns from the ABC television network, who will air the event live, as well as other sponsors. REUTERS/Doug Benz (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) 
BELGIUM/
RTR32CEB 
May 20, 2012 
A tightrope walker practises between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels May 20, 2012. REUTERS/Sebastien... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tightrope walker practises between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels 
A tightrope walker practises between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels May 20, 2012. REUTERS/Sebastien Pirlet (BELGIUM - Tags: SOCIETY) 
BELGIUM/
RTR32CDH 
May 20, 2012 
A tightrope walker practises between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels May 20, 2012. REUTERS/Sebastien... 
Brussels, Belgium 
A tightrope walker practises between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels 
A tightrope walker practises between two spheres of the Atomium monument in Brussels May 20, 2012. REUTERS/Sebastien Pirlet (BELGIUM - Tags: SOCIETY) 
USA/
RTR31YF3 
May 12, 2012 
Nik Wallenda practices for his upcoming wire walk over the Horseshoe Falls, at the Seneca Niagara Casino... 
Niagara Falls, UNITED STATES 
Nik Wallenda practices for his wire walk at Niagara Falls 
Nik Wallenda practices for his upcoming wire walk over the Horseshoe Falls, at the Seneca Niagara Casino parking lot in Niagara Falls, New York May 12, 2012. REUTERS/Doug Benz (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) 
BRITAIN/
RTR30773 
April 01, 2012 
People practise circus skills on a sunny day in Victoria Park in east London April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia... 
London, United Kingdom 
People practise circus skills on a sunny day in Victoria Park in east London 
People practise circus skills on a sunny day in Victoria Park in east London April 1, 2012. REUTERS/Olivia Harris (BRITAIN - Tags: SOCIETY) 
PERU/
RTR2YNX7 
March 01, 2012 
A man performs on a slackline at a park in Lima February 29, 2012. Teenagers are introducing slacklining... 
Lima, Peru 
A man performs on the slackline at a park in Lima 
A man performs on a slackline at a park in Lima February 29, 2012. Teenagers are introducing slacklining to Lima's parks as an activity to develop concentration and balance. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY) 
PERU/
RTR2YNX6 
March 01, 2012 
A girl walks on a slackline at a park in Lima February 29, 2012. Teenagers are introducing slacklining... 
Lima, Peru 
A girl walks on a slackline at a park in Lima 
A girl walks on a slackline at a park in Lima February 29, 2012. Teenagers are introducing slacklining to Lima's parks as an activity to develop concentration and balance. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU - Tags: SOCIETY) 
NFL-SUPERBOWL/
RTR2XDUE 
February 06, 2012 
Singer Madonna performs during the halftime show with a wire walker at the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football... 
Indianapolis, UNITED STATES 
Singer Madonna performs during the halftime show with a wire walker at the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football... 
Singer Madonna performs during the halftime show with a wire walker at the NFL Super Bowl XLVI football game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots in Indianapolis, Indiana, February 5, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL ENTERTAINMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
INDIA/
RTR2UV28 
December 05, 2011 
Villagers watch as Sonu, a 10-year-old tightrope walker, balances herself on a rope with her feet inside... 
MASUR, India 
Villagers watch as Sonu, a 10-year-old tightrope walker, balances herself on a rope with her feet inside... 
Villagers watch as Sonu, a 10-year-old tightrope walker, balances herself on a rope with her feet inside an aluminium tin during a performance in the village of Masur, 325km (202 miles) south of Mumbai, December 5, 2011. Sonu travels from village to village with her mother and father, setting up the tightrope to perform for money on the main street. She makes an average of 200 Indian Rupees per day ($3.90), and as much as 400 Indian Rupees ($7.80) on a good day. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT) 
INDIA/
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December 05, 2011 
Sonu, a 10-year-old tightrope walker, balances herself on a rope with her feet inside an aluminium tin... 
MASUR, India 
Sonu, a 10-year-old tightrope walker, balances herself on a rope with her feet inside an aluminium tin... 
Sonu, a 10-year-old tightrope walker, balances herself on a rope with her feet inside an aluminium tin as she performs for a crowd in the village of Masur, 325km (202 miles) south of Mumbai, December 5, 2011. Sonu travels from village to village with her mother and father, setting up the tightrope to perform for money on the main street. She makes an average of 200 Indian Rupees per day ($3.90), and as much as 400 Indian Rupees ($7.80) on a good day. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
APEC/
RTR2TT31 
November 10, 2011 
Onyekachi Amadi balances on a slackline as a U.S. Air Force forklift drives along Waikiki Beach to put... 
Honolulu, UNITED STATES 
A woman balances on a slackline as a U.S. Air Force forklift drives along Waikiki Beach to put up concrete... 
Onyekachi Amadi balances on a slackline as a U.S. Air Force forklift drives along Waikiki Beach to put up concrete barriers before the annual APEC Summit in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 9, 2011. Honolulu will host the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit where leaders of major nations bordering the Pacific will meet from Wednesday to Sunday in Hawaii to work towards building a regional free trade area and an environmental initiative to help spur world economic growth. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS) 
RUSSIA
RTR2S0LS 
September 29, 2011 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances on a rope on the night sky in Moscow September 29, 2011. Nock was... 
Moscow, Russia 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances on a rope on the night sky in Moscow 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances on a rope on the night sky in Moscow September 29, 2011. Nock was trying to cross the Moskva River at a height of 50 metres but his attempts were abandoned due to wind and problems with a rope. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov (RUSSIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY) 
SWITZERLAND/
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August 26, 2011 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances upon a rope at the Jungfraujoch (3454 metres) in Bernese Oberland... 
JUNGFRAUJOCH, Switzerland 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances upon a rope at the Jungfraujoch in Bernese Oberland 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances upon a rope at the Jungfraujoch (3454 metres) in Bernese Oberland August 26, 2011. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT TRAVEL CITYSPACE) 
GERMANY/
RTR2KQGK 
April 02, 2011 
A man is silhouetted as he balances on a tight rope in a park on a sunny spring day in the southern Bavarian... 
Landshut, Germany 
A man balances on a tight rope in a park on a sunny spring day in the southern Bavarian town of Landshut... 
A man is silhouetted as he balances on a tight rope in a park on a sunny spring day in the southern Bavarian town of Landshut April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Michaela Rehle (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT) 
SWITZERLAND
RTXX8S3 
January 29, 2011 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances down on the cable of a funicular on the Mount Corvatsch (3,303 m/9,908... 
CORVATSCH, Switzerland 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances down on the cable of a funicular on the Mount Corvatsch near the Swiss... 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances down on the cable of a funicular on the Mount Corvatsch (3,303 m/9,908 ft) near the Swiss mountain resort of St. Moritz January 29, 2011. Nock walked down over a distance of some 1,600 metres (5,249 ft) from the mountain station of the cable car in 3,303 metres (10,836 ft) altitude to the middle station (2,702 metres/8,865 ft altitude). REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (SWITZERLAND - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT TRAVEL CITYSCAPE) 
INDIA/
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January 26, 2011 
Eight-year-old Rupa performs on a tightrope at a roadside in Kolkata January 26, 2011. Rupa and her family... 
Kolkata, India 
Eight-year-old Rupa performs on a tightrope at a roadside in Kolkata 
Eight-year-old Rupa performs on a tightrope at a roadside in Kolkata January 26, 2011. Rupa and her family members earn nearly 200 Rupees ($4.39) a day entertaining pedestrians. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: SOCIETY ODDLY IMAGES OF THE DAY) 
SWITZERLAND/
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November 04, 2010 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances on a tightrope between the towers of the Stadtkirche (church of the... 
Thun, Switzerland 
Swiss acrobat Nock balances on a tightrope between the Stadtkirche and the Castle of Thun in Thun 
Swiss acrobat Freddy Nock balances on a tightrope between the towers of the Stadtkirche (church of the city) and Castle of Thun (R) in front of the Bernese Overland Alps in Thun November 4, 2010. Nock crossed the old town of Thun over a distance of some 160 metres (522 ft) at a height of of 25 metres (81 ft) on Thursday. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich (SWITZERLAND - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT CITYSCAPE) 
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