Philippe Petit
Philipe Petit Discusses Fear on The Wire


Philippe Petit speaking about FEAR. Petit walked a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York in August 1974 and was featured in the Academy Award Winning Documentary Man on Wire directed by James Marsh.  He is also the subject of Robert Zemeckis’ 2015 film … Continue reading

Philippe Petit
A Man on a Wire

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Famous French high wire artist Philippe Petit discusses his passion and inspiration for his performances. Petit, who describes himself as someone who likes to “live on the edge,” first gained recognition for walking between the Twin Towers on a high wire in 1974. Today he continues to perform stunts and … Continue reading