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Date : June 30, 2009


World Record by Three Cirque du Soleil Teenage Performers

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Published on: June 30, 2009

 This article used to be part of my Cirque du Soleil Primer article, but I decided to remove it from there and make it its own article instead. Note that this World Record was already set in September 2007, much over 1 year ago.  Highest Circus Act Ever Performed Did you know that three of Cirque du Soleil’s contortionists, Natasha Patterson, 10, born in San Francisco, Julie Bergez, 14, from France and Dasha Sovik, 15, from Russia, who perform in KOOZA, the Cirque’s latest touring show, attempted to and actually set a new Guinness World Record™ for the Highest Circus Act ever performed? Well, they did just that on September 25, 2007 at the top of Toronto’s CN Tower, the World’s Tallest Freestanding Tower. This feat was performed in the Glass Floor observation deck, 342 meters (1,122 feet) above the ground and as high up on Toronto’s CN Tower as you can get as a human without getting into serious trouble.  The CN Tower-Canada’s National Tower- is standing tall as the defining landmark of Toronto with a total height of 553.33 meters (1,815 feet, 5 inches). This means that the record by the three teenage girls from Cirque du Soleil can be broken, but it would have to be a much windier and chilling performance in lofty heights and exposed to the elements, or somebody has to build a higher tower. Not an easy task obviously, because the tower was already built in 1976 and nobody built a higher one[…]

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