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Mary and Tyce's scary fail shocked the judges and audience.
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It took me a long time to be able to do anything substantial or significant by myself -- there was a lot of assistance provided by the instructors for months. Five months actually; it took me five months to be able to get up onto the trapeze unassisted.
Just when you think you've heard everything odd about Astoria, Marie Carter starts telling stories.
Adrielle Alves had a secret. A secret she'd been clinging to since joining Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey approximately four years earlier. Initially, she was hired to perform alongside the featured flying trapeze ensemble.
This trapeze class turned out to be far more terrifying that I had expected. It challenged me on every single front but also allowed me to realize I'm stronger than I think I am.
"My father would be rolling over in his grave if he knew I gave up a secure, well-paying job to start a circus career." Most parents mean well. They sincerely want the best for their children. Unfortunately, that often means the best as they see it.
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Thanks to those sturdy harnesses, the instructors were able to alleviate some of our body weight just by holding onto our safety ropes, leaving the bulk of the work on me to perform the motions rather than hold myself up on the bar -- honestly, it was much easier than it looks.
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The Native Sibling's Ryan & Kaylee Williams: "'Here With Me' was inspired by the comfort of friends and family. The journey through gain and loss of those individuals that make you who you are. We've been through a lot the past few years, this song represents every time we take a step back and look at where we've come from."
At 22-months-old, Annibelle took a ride on the flying trapeze. She swung, 25 feet above the ground. All by herself. Happy as you please. It was a little bit crazy.
Gripping the suspended bar, he vaults off the platform and flies into the air, pumping higher with each sweep.
"Paragliding for me is more than a passion, it's my life," French pilot Gill Schneider says in the video above. The daredevil
Exercise too often gets relegated to chore status on the same level as brushing your teeth or clipping your toenails, and performed only as a means to a quantifiable end the likes of "130 pounds" or "Size 6."
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She wanted to get off of her feet. That's why Suzi Winson went up in the air. On the flying trapeze. It really was as simple and as complicated as that.
That morning, one of my friends texted me to ask if we were going skiing. "No," I wrote back. "We're going to trapeze school!" I could practically hear her laughing through the phone.
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