The woman was said to have been Blondin's mother, who had complete faith in her son, and he pushed her across the tightrope
and back safely in front of the crowd.
Despite my gracelessness though, I feel calm and like I've had a good work out and the following day, my calves and core feel nicely stretched out.
However, just hours after completing his tightrope
walk over the canyon in Little Colorado River Navajo Tribal Park Wallenda tweeted that he was heading to New York.
The daredevil says his latest attempt will be a chance to honor his great-grandfather, Karl Wallenda, who died after falling from a tightrope
in Puerto Rico in 1978.
Cochrane walked the 1,300ft long wire without a safety harness and no nets below relying only on his talent, balance and 50 years of experience of tightrope
walking at breathtaking heights
DAREDEVIL: Nik on the tightrope
and, below, gesturing to fans.
The colourful history of the Nocks, who are said to be of Irish descent, dates back to 1770, when their romance with the tightrope
began and they first became circus artists.
Summary: Madrid - A Moroccan tightrope
walker, who called himself "Danger Mustapha", rode, last weekend, a bike over 500 meters on a cable metal hanging in the air between two towers of the city of Benidorm (southern Spain).
Together these two small, seemingly routine items captured the unique tightrope
that the leaders of the five former Soviet republics of Central Asia - but most of all Kazakhstan - were walking at the dawn of the 21st century.
It took him 15 minutes to drive from one hill to another on the twin tightrope
wires, after saying he wanted to do something special to get his name known.
Walking a Tightrope
constitutes a remarkably unified presentation for a book of readings.