French acrobat and tightrope-walker Charles Blondin (1824 - 1897), real name Jean Francois Gravelet, crossing Niagara on a tightrope.
January 01, 1859 Licence
Cluster Balloonist Jonathan Trappe takes to the skies in Raleigh, North Carolina. Fearless daredevil Jonathan Trappe is preparing to become the first man to cluster balloon across the English Channel. Inspired by men like aviation...More
September 09, 2015 Licence
Felix Baumgartner, world-renowned B.A.S.E jumper, is pictured in this undated handout photo. Baumgartner will attempt the first unpowered crossing of the strait between England and France. Sometime between 27-31 July when the weather...More
July 30, 2003 Licence
Portrait of former daredevil Evel Knievel sitting on motorcycle by fountain at Ceasar's Palace, Las Vegas, NV 9/12/1996
International judges surround Cuban free-diver Jorge Mario Garcia (C) during his successful attempt to break the world-record in Apnea diving, by reaching 68 meters depth, offshore the Marina Hemingway, on May 18, 1995, in Havana,...More
January 01, 1900 Licence
Aerialist Philippe Petit, best known for his unauthorized 1974 walk between the twin towers of the World Trade Center, dazzled a crowd of about 2,500 lunch-hour spectators today as he walked a 200-foot-long wire strung between the New...More
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher with businessman Richard Branson on his 72-foot powerboat Virgin Atlantic Challenger II, after his successful attempt at the record for the fastest Atlantic Ocean crossing, 4th July 1986.
March 29, 2010 Licence
In 1974 daredevil aerialist Philippe Petit crossed a high wire between the World Trade Center towers to call attention to himself. Today, Petit crossed a wire between the Cathedral of St. John the Divine and a building across Amsterdam...More
September 08, 2011 Licence
A film crew captures a motorcycle leap across a collapsed bridge, circa 1980.