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"Man on Wire" - that crazy French guy (Philippe something) crossing on a rope between the Twin Towers, NYC

"Man on Wire" - 2008 Oscar winning British documentary film directed by James Marsh. The film chronicles Philippe Petit's 1974 high-wire walk between the Twin Towers of New York's World Trade Center.

Philippe Petit, 1974 high-wire artistry, crossing The Twin Towers, NYC

Philippe Petit on a wire between the twin towers of the World Trade Center, NYC, on August 1974

Man on Wire... Philippe Petit - vertigo

vintage everyday: ‘After a few steps, I realised the wire wasn’t well rigged but thought, “It’s safe enough”’ – Shocking Images of Philippe Petit's Twin Towers Tightrope Walk, 1974

This man tight roped between the twin towers in 1974. He laid down on it and back rolled and everything. I would have died before I even got off the roof

A Walk in the Clouds: Philippe Petit - Mango Salute - The art of .

Philippe Petit and the Twin Towers (1974)

Philippe Petit and the Twin Towers World Trade Center.

Angela Nikolau Photography

Angela Nikolau Photography Dangerous and Beatiful😊

Crazy ~ Circa 1935, a dapper daredevil balances on a handrail at the top of the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

22 Amazing, Hair-Raising Vintage Photos Of Stunts

Philippe Petit performing a back roll, 1974

Philippe Petit performing a back roll, 1974 Funambulus / Funambule: Rope Walkers & Equilibrists

An acrobat jumping rope high over Chicago, 1947

- Skipping rope on a beam high above the street (acrobat over Chicago) 1955

Paisaje urbano

I stood on top of the World Trade Center with my family on September 2001

The 9/11 Teardrop Memorial was a gift to USA from Russia; dedicated "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism."  It stands across the bay from NYC in Bayonne, NJ, within sight of the Statue of Liberty and where the Twin Towers formerly stood. At its dedication in 2006, President Bill Clinton said, "I would like to thank the people of Russia for this gift of solidarity in the war on terror. I thank my friend Zurab Tsereteli for his ability to catch the feelings that cannot be expressed by…

The Teardrop Memorial - Bayonne, New Jersey. I had no clue this poignant memorial existed. It was a gift to America from the country of Russia and is dedicated "To the Struggle Against World Terrorism.

We will never forget. .... no, not ever..... the new building will never look this glorious in the setting sun......

World Trade Center Twin Towers This beautiful picture of the World Trade Center is very old. Just notice that the Twin Towers are abutting the Hudson River and the World Financial Center and Winter.

New York City  /  Mahattan Island in center looking south at night; Brooklyn to left and New Jersey to right.

definitelydope:I've always loved this view of Manhattan that's been well documented in the NYC Municipal Archives: www. The window seat and a perfect approach finally allowed me to get it. Above, 0600 (by scott witt)

Phillipe Petit walks between the Twin Towers, New York, 1974.

Phillipe Petit walks between the Twin Towers, New York, There was a documentary made about him called "Man on Wire".

Destination......... New York

Total darkness, except that low light at the top of course.