Philippe Petit Looks Back on Historic Twin Towers Walk 44 Years Later

August 7, 2018

More than four decades may have gone by, but Philippe Petit is just as spry as ever, and he's not about to hang up his wires anytime soon. This week marks 44 years since Petit, then 24, orchestrated one of the most death-defying acts of all time - walking on a wire about as wide as a few Starbucks straws between the World Trade Center towers as daylight broke over lower Manhattan.

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