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HIGH. This word has various significations: 1. Principal or chief, as high constable, high sheriff. 2. Prominent, in a bad sense, as high treason. 3. Open, not confined, as high seas.

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We meet him in Paris in 1973 as he reads an article about the as-yet unbuilt Twin Towers and decides it will be his high wire masterpiece.
Known for his signature hairstyle as well as his daredevil skills, Bello has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for the first ever high wire walk over a cruise ship at sea, he has hung by his toes from a trapeze under a helicopter over the Statue of Liberty, has repelled from the roof of Madison Square Garden, and has ridden an elephant through NYC's Midtown Tunnel.
WENT DOWN WELL: Kate Goodman (left) and Michel Roux Jr (pictured with Mary Berry) enjoyed the Magic Rock experience when High Wire West, right, featured on BBC 2's Food and Drink programme this week
The workshop, which is suitable for all experience levels, will give participants a thorough tight wire training before they take to the lofty heights of the main space and walk the high wire.
This show will keep our guests in suspense and amazement with incredible aerial high wire performances.
Forced to move, he is also forced to learn to walk the high wire.
Can you climb 40ft up a rope ladder, Tarzan Swing into a giant rope net then zip wire through trees, crawl through tunnels and tackle high wire rope bridges?
She even took to the high wire, soaring high above the stage for two numbers.
Go Ape High Wire Forest Adventure at Matfen Hall Hotel near Newcastle sponsors the Great Gorilla Run 2009, which takes place in London on Saturday, September 26.
A daredevil circus acrobat has set a new world record for cycling along a high wire.
And they have excellent balance, using their tails much like acrobats wield a pole on the high wire.
From how to motivate people to identifying new resources and strategies, ON THE HIGH WIRE covers it all.