Over the years, daredevils have fascinated many with their death-defying acts. In this article, we are going to be looking at 7 of the most dangerous daredevil stunts ever performed.
- Wire walk between the twin towers
At the hundred and tenth floor of the lower Manhatten, a French artist named Philippe Petit took a dangerous walk back and forth on a balancing for about forty-five minutes. His stunts trilled many back then. Later a documentary titled “the man on the wire” was made to shed light on how he was able to walk on a wire at such great height
- Escape from a submerged crate
Harry Houdini a magician who with daredevil characteristics, had his first performance in the1912. His hands were handcuffed and his legs were secured with leg iron, then he was submerged in a river. Surprisingly, he was able to escape in just 57 seconds. He is famous for escaping from a crate that has been totally submerged.
- The Petronis towers
Alain Robert, who is known by many as the human spider-man, became famous when he climbed the world tallest building without any safety tools. All he had was a climbing shoe and a chalk for his hands. In 2011, he climbed the world tallest building which is located in Dubai.
- Rocket race car
In 1976 professional stunts woman Kitty O’ Neil set a record speed for women. She hopped into her race car that was rocket powered; she was able to reach a speed of 512,710 mph.
- Flying through a mountain
Jeb Corliss, an American professional winged stunts man jumped out or a helicopter with only a wingsuit, he soared through a hole in a mountain.
- Hanging on a plan
Ormer Locklear was an aerial stuntman. He was originally a pilot in the US Army during World War 1. After his military service, he made a name for himself as a Hollywood plane stunts man. He jumped from one plane to another. One time he held on to a plane with his teeth. Sadly, he died in a plane crash while he was filming the movie Skywayman.
- 220 feet free fall
Dar Robinson was a reputable stuntman back in the days. He performed some of the most dangerous movie stunts in history. He is remembered by a lot of people for his work in the movie Sarky’s machine.