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[Total: 0   Average: 0/5]You must sign in to vote Subscribe to the Evening Standard on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7RQon_YwCnp_LbPtEwW65w?sub_confirmation=1 Daredevil David Blaine soared nearly 25,000 feet into the Arizona sky while hanging from a bunch of jumbo-sized helium balloons in his latest stunt. “It’s like magic, it feels like I’m floating in the air,” Mr Blaine, 47, said on a radio to his team back on the ground after gently lifting off from a desert airstrip in Page, Arizona, connected to dozens of balloons in an event he called “Ascension”. YouTube said the stunt, which it livestreamed on Wednesday, set a new record as the most-watched YouTube Originals live event ever with more than 770,000 viewers. The so-called “extreme performer” set off at around 7:30am local time and gradually dropped small weights to speed his ascent and strapped on an oxygen mask as he neared 24,900 feet, an altitude where most commercial airlines travel. Read more: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/david-blaine-ascension-balloon-arizona-a4539016.html Video Rating: / 5

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  • 1000 Mile Boots 2 weeks ago

    I was hoping he'd burst the balloons to get down

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  • Curious Uranus 2 weeks ago

    The git wizard impresses simpletons again.

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