Construction on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.
Eskil Rønningsbakken, of Norway, does a balancing act on the tip of the Troll’s Tongue mountain.
Here is the so-called “Ukrainian Daredevil,” who calls himself “Mustang Wanted.” He takes pictures of himself at the tops of the highest buildings in the former USSR.
Nik Wallenda, again, crossing the Grand Canyon earlier this year. (There’s a Nik’s-eye-gif of this one, if you have the stomach for it.)
Nik Wallenda, YOU HAVE A PROBLEM. (Over the Niagara Falls, this time.)
Tom Cruise really did scale a 2,700+ building for his role in Mission: Impossible, Ghost Protocol. More pictures here.
French tightrope walker Philippe Petit walked between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in 1974.
Acrobats ride a wire 3300 feet above ground at Chaibuxi National Forest Park in central China in 2006.
Charlotte Voce (of the Breitling Jet Team) performs at an air show in Scotland in 2011.
The Incredible Mr. Goodwin hangs IN a straitjacket FROM a burning rope (!!??!) from the London Eye.