French daredevil takes hair-raising Seine tightrope walk


French tightrope walker Nathan Paulin performs on a 70-metre-high slackline spanning 670 metres between the Eiffel Tower and the Theatre National de Chaillot. – AFP pic, September 19, 2021.

A FRENCH tightrope walker has crossed the Seine in Paris 70 metres up in a breathtaking feat watched by cheering crowds on the Eiffel Tower and along the riverbanks.

Attached by a strap to a safety lanyard, 27-year-old Nathan Paulin slowly progressed barefoot on a line stretched across the river between the Eiffel Tower and the Chaillot Theatre.


Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!


Sign up or sign in here to comment.


Comments