Philippe Petit

Tightrope Classes by Man on Wire

Tightrope Classes by Man on Wire

One of my favorite documentaries from 2008 is Oscar-winning MAN ON WIRE which recounted Philippe Petit’s daring tightrope walk one morning in 1974 across the World Trade Center’s twin towers to the astonishment of the world. Last week at Streb Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM) in Brooklyn Mr. Petit, who still practices walking on a…